Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta appraised by Dante and Virgil

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Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta appraised by Dante and Virgil
1835 Ary Scheffer - The Ghosts of Paolo and Francesca Appear to Dante and Virgil.jpg
Artist Ary Scheffer
Year 1835 (1835)
Location The Wallace Collection

Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta appraised by Dante and Virgil is the title of three paintings by Ary Scheffer, all oils on canvas showing a scene from Dante's Inferno of Dante and Virgil viewing Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta in Hell.

The first version was painted in 1835 and is now in the Wallace Collection in London.[1] The second version (1854) is in the Hamburger Kunsthalle. The third version (1855) is now in the Louvre in Paris, with Louvre Classification: R.F. 1217. The fourth version hangs at the Cleveland Art Museum in Cleveland, OH.

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  1. ^ Wallace Collection site