Saturday, May 30, 2015

Dante 4

Mission of Virgil:

wiki common
Blake pictures of Dante
Mission of Virgil

This from A Blake Dictionary page 97:
Blake introduced his own ideas to correct Dante's errors.  "The Mission of Virgil " shows the figure of monarchy worshipping "The Angry God of this World".

From the Blake Archive:
There's a fairly comprehensive description of the picture.

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