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Yates Thompson 36 f. 46 Dante and Virgil
Dante and Virgil
Description: Miniature of Dante and Virgil witnessing Vanno Fucci, the pillager of a church in Pistoia, being attacked by the monster Cacus, who is half-centaur and half-dragon, and Dante and Virgil speaking to three other souls, tormented by snakes and lizards, in illustration of Canto XXV. 
Origin: Italy, N. (Tuscany, Siena?) 
Attribution: Priamo della Quercia 


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