TITLE

Metaphorical painting: Michelangelo, Dante, and the Last Judgment

AUTHOR(S)
Barnes, Bernadine
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1995, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Describes references to Dante Alighieri's poem `The Divine Comedy' in the painting `The Last Judgment,' by Michelangelo. Figures of Charon and Minos as reference to `Inferno'; Depiction of hell; Notion of metaphor; Interpretation of `Last Judgment' as painting done in a poetic way; Dante's reference to the myth of Apollo and Marsyas; Demons in the `Last Judgment.'
ACCESSION #
9504072110

 

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