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    Eighth sphere (heaven of the fixed stars): St. John questions Dante on the third theological virtue--love. Dante regains his sight, stronger than before; The light of Adam appears. Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495 Medium: drawing

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24.1 Eighth sphere (heaven of fixed stars); Beatrice entreats St. Peter to examine her ward in true faith, the prime theological virtue; Dante\'s confession of faith Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495

5.1 First planetary sphere (heaven of the moon); Beatrice explains to Dante the principles of ecclesiastical dispensation from vows; Ascent to the sphere of Mercury; Botticelli, Sandro; c.1480-c.1495

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Portrait of Dante Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1495 Medium: painting Source: Private collection. Reprinted with permission of the Web Gallery of Art.

Page: Moet and Chandon White Star Artist: Alphonse Mucha Completion Date: 1899 Style: Art Nouveau (Modern) Genre: poster Technique: lithography Dimensions: 60.8 x 23 cm Gallery: Private Collection Tags: female-portraits, posters-and-advertisements

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