EARLY 20th CENTURY SEPIA / B&W. LARGE SIZE 43 x 33 cm. LA DIVINA COMMEDIA STAMPE IN LEGNO. Collection of 20 illustrations after Divina Commedia. Approximately 17 x 13 in [43 x 33 cm].
Original paper cover with some watermarks, inside plates in good condition, minor flaws. This is a collection of woodcuts created by Szabo Bela after Dante Alighieri's "The Divine Comedy".Each plate represents a scene from the journey to Hell, Paradise or Purgatory. On the corner of the plate you can see the monogram and the year of creation. The Divine Comedy describes Dante's journey through Hell (Inferno), Purgatory (Purgatorio), and Paradise (Paradiso) guided first by the Roman epic poet Virgil and then by Beatrice, the subject of his love. Durante Degli Alighieri , the author, better known as Dante Alighieri or Dante, (May 14/June 13, 1265 September 13/14, 1321) was an Italian Florentine poet.
His greatest work, la Divina Commedia (The Divine Comedy), is considered one of the greatest masterpieces of world literature. Illustrations of this masterpiece are considered collectible item and represent visions of this imaginary world by 2 artists - the poet and the graphic artist. The item "The Divine Comedy DIVINA COMMEDIA Dante 20 illustrations woodcut poetry art poem" is in sale since Thursday, February 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "ambiency" and is located in Romania.This item can be shipped worldwide.