Agnolo Bronzino (1503-1572), Allegorical Portrait of Dante, 1532-1533. Oil on canvas, 51 x 53 in. (130 x 136 cm) Private collection, Florence.
Durante degli Alighieri (Italian: [duˈrante deʎʎ aliˈɡjɛːri]), commonly known by his short name Dante Alighieri or simply as Dante (Italian: [ˈdante]; , UK also ; c. 1265 – 1321), was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa (modern Italian: Commedia) an... More