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Ulysses and Diomed swathed in the same Flame

Ulysses and Diomed swathed in the same Flame
illustration for The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno XXVI, 25-63)

pen and ink and watercolour over pencil and traces of black chalk
52.8 × 37.2 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Butlin 812.55; Butlin & Gott 22
inscribed in pen and ink l.l.: HELL / Canto 26
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.r.: 58
inscribed in pencil on reverse r. edge: Pg canto 13
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)
Diomedes (Greek character) Divine Comedy, The (narrative poem, Dante, ca. 1308-1321) fire (physical concept) flames hell (doctrinal concept) Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Greek character) purgatory souls
Romanticism (modern European styles )