Paradiso. These illustrations of Dante originally commissioned by Thomas Hope. Series reissued 1807. Source: Compositions of John Flaxman. Tate Gallery, London. 13.2 x 19.1 cm. [Click on image to enlarge it.] This illustration is Figure 44 in in Lionel Gossman’s Unwilling Moderns: The Nazarene Painters of the Nineteenth Century.. John Flaxman. 1793. Etching. 13.2 x 19.1 cm. After Plate 6 for Canto 6 of Dante’s
Flaxman, John. Compositions of John Flaxman, sculptor, R.A., from the Divine poem of Dante Alighieri, containing Hell, Purgatory and Paradise. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807.
Gossman, Lionel. Unwilling Moderns: The Nazarene Painters of the Nineteenth Century. Victorian Web [Complete text in the Victorian Web].
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