The Devil Carrying the Lucchese Magistrate to the Boiling-Pitch Pool of Corrupt Officials 1824-27
pen, ink and watercolour over pencil and black chalk (NGV 16)
Felton Bequest, 1920
National Gallery of Victoria
Inferno XXI, 29-42. This scene is set in the fifth chasm of the eighth circle. Bonturo Dati's fellow magistrate is being carried by a demon and is about to be thrown into the boiling pitch before being attacked with hooks, as in the next scene.