Sean Layh - "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here" - tinted charcoal, conte, pastel

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Abandon all hope, ye who enter here

Tinted charcoal, conte and pastel by Sean Layh (2020)

Painting size: 71 x 79 cm (27.9" x 31")

Framed with museum glass.

A scene from Dante’s ‘La Divina Comedia’, where Dante is guided by the Roman poet Virgil to the gate of Hell. Over the entrance is carved the famous saying, ‘​Abandon all hope, ye who enter here’.

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