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Four faces of the damned in Dante's Hell. Drawing, c. 1791.

  • Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Date
c. 1791
Reference
29381i
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Lavater writes that the "idea" of these faces has been taken from Dante's Hell. "These are not ordinary sinners; they are men rugged and relentless, who never knew what pity was"

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[London], c. 1791.

Physical description

1 drawing : graphite

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 29381i


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