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Title: 1919P4 Dante Striking Against Bocca Degli Abbati
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Dante Striking Against Bocca Degli Abbati, 1824-27
William Blake
* Between 1824 and 1827 Blake was engaged on a lengthy group of watercolours inspired by the work of Dante. Here the scene is that in which Dante stumbles against Boca degli Abbati, who had betrayed the Guelphs at the battle of Montaperti (Inferno xxxii, 70-96).
Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
The Divine Comedy
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Presented by the Trustees of the Public Picture Gallery Fund, with assistance from the National Art Collections Fund and the John Feeney Charitable Trust, 1919.