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William-Adolphe Bouguereau: Dante and Virgil In Hell  wikidata:Q2665048 
William-Adolphe Bouguereau: Dante and Virgil In Hell
Dante and Virgil in Hell
Object type painting
Date 1850
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 280.5 cm (110.4 in); Width: 225.3 cm (88.7 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,280.5U174728;P2049,225.3U174728
ground floor, room 3
Accession number
RF 2010 8
Object history
Exhibition history
Inscriptions Signature and date bottom right: W. BOUGUEREAU / 1850
Notes Canto VII, lines 112-114:
English: "They smote each other not alone with hands,/But with the head and with the breast and feet,/Tearing each other piecemeal with their teeth"
Français : Ils se frappaient, non pas seulement avec la main, mais avec la tête, avec la poitrine et les pieds, et en lambeaux se déchiraient avec les dents.
Italiano: Queste si percotean non pur con mano,/ma con la testa e col petto e coi piedi,/troncandosi co’ denti a brano a brano
Courtesy of User:Lovcanaries.
References Musée d'Orsay
Source/Photographer Unknown
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File:William Bouguereau - Dante and Virgile - Google Art Project 2.jpg - Probably inaccurate colours, but look nice.


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