Allegorical Portrait of Dante
Portrait of Dante by Bronzino, 16th century Italian Renaissance artist. Courtesy of The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Dante Alighieri, the great 13th century Italian poet, is shown here in the second realm of his Divine Comedy, purgatory. Dante is considered by many to be the greatest Italian poet and one of the most important writers in all of European literature.
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