Dante faints after hearing Francesca's story

Felice Giani

Italian, 1758–1823

Dante faints after hearing Francesca’s story, from Dante’s Divine Comedy, Inferno, Canto V

Pen and brown ink, brown wash, and watercolor

10 7⁄8 x 16 in. (27.6 x 40.6 cm)

Acquired through the generosity of Marilyn and Lawrence Friedland, and through the Frank and Margaret Robinson Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Acquisition Fund

2011.085