Sandro Botticelli is believed to have been born this day in Florence, Italy in 1445. Lauren and I hope to be able to visit the current exhibit "Botticelli and the Search for the Divine" at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, which also contains works of Fra Filippo Lippi and Filippino Lippi as well.
Dante Alighieri, c. 1495
Drawing 473, pastel and charcoal on paper, 14 x 11", 2017
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Gustave Doré: Dante and Virgil among the gluttons, engraving, 1890
Gustave Doré: Punishment of the Avaricious and the Prodigal, woodcut, 1890
Gustave Doré: Centaurs patrolling the violent against others, engraving, 1890