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The Schismatics and Sowers of Discord: Mohammed
(1824-1827)
illustration for The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno XXVIII, 19-42)

Medium
pen and ink and watercolour over pencil and traces of black chalk
Measurements
37.3 × 52.7 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Butlin 812.56; Butlin & Gott 23
Inscription
inscribed in pen and ink l.r.: WB / HELL Canto 28
inscribed (vertically) in pencil on reverse u.r.: 17
inscribed (vertically) in pencil on reverse u.c.: No 9 next at p 18
inscribed (vertically) in pencil on reverse u.c.: No 9 next at p 18 (erased in centre)
inscribed in pencil on reverse c.r.: One of the Whirlwinds of love
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.r.: Hell Canto 5 / Paulo and Francesca
Accession Number
1008-3
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