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Vanni Fucci 'making Figs' against God

Vanni Fucci 'making Figs' against God
illustration for The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno XXV, 1-15)

pen and ink and watercolour over pencil and traces of black chalk, with sponging
52.7 × 37.2 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Butlin 812.49; Butlin & Gott 20
inscribed in pen and ink l.l.: HELL Canto 25
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.r.: 34
inscribed in pencil on reverse r. edge: Pg-Canto 9
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)
damned (people) Divine Comedy, The (narrative poem, Dante, ca. 1308-1321) fire (physical concept) hell (doctrinal concept) nudes (representations) purgatory serpents (general, animals) souls
Romanticism (modern European styles )