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The Goddess of Fortune
(1824-1827)
illustration for The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno VII, 25-96)

Medium
pencil, black chalk, watercolour and ink
Measurements
52.7 × 37.3 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Butlin 812.16; Butlin & Gott 7
Inscription
inscribed in pen and ink l.r.: HELL Canto 7
inscribed in pencil (in image) c.: Celestial Globe (partly erased)
inscribed in pencil (in image) c.: Terrestial Globe (partly erased)
inscribed in pencil (in image) c.: The hole of a Shithouse / The Goddess Fortune is the devils Servant ready to Kiss any ones Arse
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.r.: 55
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.c.: No 19 next at p 80
inscribed in pencil on reverse r. edge: HELL Canto 12
Accession Number
993-3
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