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Geryon conveying Dante and Virgil down towards Malebolge
(1824-1827)
illustration for The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno XVII, 1-27 and 79-123)

Medium
pen and ink and watercolour over pencil and black chalk, with sponging
Measurements
37.2 × 52.7 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Butlin 812.31; Butlin & Gott 14
Inscription
inscribed in pencil l.r.: HELL Canto 17 (altered from 16)
inscribed (vertically) in pencil on reverse u.r.: 44
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.c.: N 17 next at p 84
inscribed in pencil on reverse c.: N 17 next at p 84 (erased)
inscribed in pencil on reverse r. edge: Hell Canto 10
Accession Number
999-3
Department
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1920
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display