Dante’s painting of hell

The Mappa dell’Inferno (Map of Hell) by Botticelli, regularly called The Abyss of Hell or La voragine dell’Inferno, is one of the parchments that the famous Italian painter designed to illustrate an edition of The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri. The Map of Hell parchment shows the geography of hell in the classical funnel section, Read more…