Dante in Hell

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Hippolyte Flandrin - Le Dante, conduit par Virgile, offre des consolations aux âmes des Envieux.jpg

Dante in Hell or Dante, led by Virgil, Consoles the Souls of the Envious is an 1835 oil on canvas painting by Hippolyte Flandrin. Contrary to its primary title, it shows a scene from the Circle of the Envious, the second circle of Purgatory in Canto III of Purgatorio. It is now in the Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

Sources[edit]

  • Léon LAGRANGE, Hippolyte Flandrin, sa vie et ses œuvres, in Le Correspondant, 11 Avril 1864, p745