Count Ugolino della Gherardesca with his Sons and Grandsons in Prison

Etching and aquatint on paper | c. 1800

Felice Giani

Scene from the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri of a group of figures in a prison cell interior. At left, seated, the Count Ugolino raises his hands, helplessly. The younger grandson kneels before his grandfather praying for food, his arm outstretche...
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