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The Queen of Heaven in Glory

The Queen of Heaven in Glory
illustration for The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Paradiso XXX, 97-126, XXXI, 1-21, 55-73 and 112-142, and XXXII, 1-9)

pen and ink and watercolour over pencil and black chalk
37.1 × 52.8 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Butlin 812.99; Butlin & Gott 38
inscribed (in image) u.r.: Mary
inscribed (in image) u.r.: Scepter
inscribed (in image) u.r.: Looking (Glass)
inscribed (in image) u.r.: Sun
inscribed (in image) u.l.: (...illeg.)
inscribed (in image) u.r.: corded round
inscribed (in image) u.r.: (...illeg.)
inscribed (in image) c.l.: Bible / Chaind round
inscribed (in image) c.r.: Homer
inscribed (in image) c.r.: Aristotle
Accession Number
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
Subjects (general)
Literary and Text Religion and Mythology
Subjects (specific)
angels (spirits) clouds Divine Comedy, The (narrative poem, Dante, ca. 1308-1321) giants (mythical beings) heaven nudes (representations) queens (people) souls
Romanticism (modern European styles )