The banks of Phlegethon and the punishments of sodomy; the cord dropped into the pit and Geryon; in the foreground the banks form the mouth of a pit into which fall the waters of the stream; the two poets Dante and Virgil appear twice: in the centre above, conversing with the souls of the Florentines Guidoguerra, Aldobrandi and Risticucci; on the left looking down into the abyss from which rises the head of the monster Geryon; in the lower left corner the Roman numeral 'XVI' was crudely engraved in reverse; illustration to Dante's 'Divine Comedy' (Florence: 1481). c.1484-87 Engraving

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Thing

Made Of
paper
Type of Thing
print
School
Florentine
Techniques
engraving

People

About the Works Of
Dante
Depicted
Geryon
Influenced By
After Botticelli, Sandro
Likely / Unlikely (?)
Attributed to Baldini, Baccio
Printmaker
Anonymous
Publisher
Niccolò della Magna

Place

In Gallery
Italian XVc Mounted Roy

Time

Acquired In
1845
Made
1484-1487

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