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Dante Alighieri - Item #128

$ 280.00

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A bust of Dante Alighieri, the Medieval Italian poet. The original is believed to be modeled after a death mask (which researchers have recently considered may not be a mask but a fragment from a now lost sepulchral effigy). The mask is in the Museo di Palazzo Vecchio in Florence.

 

Artist: Unknown

Museum: National Archaeological Museum, Naples

Time Period: Gothic

1911 Catalog ID # - 5166