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

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

25.1 Eighth sphere (heaven of fixed stars); The Apostle St. James the Greater examines Dante on the second theological virtue, hope--Apparition of St. John the Evangelist, who explains the disembodied nature of beings in Paradise; Dante is blinded Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495

Declaration of Independence, a painting by John Trumbull depicting the Committee of Five presenting their draft of the Declaration of Independence to the Congress on June 28, 1776. Trumbull's painting appears on the reverse of the United States two-dollar bill.[1]

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

25.1 Eighth sphere (heaven of fixed stars); The Apostle St. James the Greater examines Dante on the second theological virtue, hope--Apparition of St. John the Evangelist, who explains the disembodied nature of beings in Paradise; Dante is blinded Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495

Earthly Paradise: Beatrice among the virtues, the group moves on, Dante bathes in the Eunoe Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495 Medium: drawing

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

Images of pride punished, angel at the foot of terrace of envy Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495 Medium: drawing

Earthly Paradise: Beatrice among the virtues, the group moves on, Dante bathes in the Eunoe Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495 Medium: drawing

22.1 Seventh planetary sphere (heaven of Saturn); Narrative of St. Benedict; Ascent to the sphere of fixed stars by way of Jacob\'s ladder Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495

Images of pride punished, angel at the foot of terrace of envy Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495 Medium: drawing

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

22.1 Seventh planetary sphere (heaven of Saturn); Narrative of St. Benedict; Ascent to the sphere of fixed stars by way of Jacob\'s ladder Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495

Botticelli, Three Beasts /// Dante and Virgil in the Dark Wood before the Leopard, Lion, and Shewolf Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495 Medium: drawing Source: Zeichnungen von Sandro Botticelli zu Dantes Göttlicher Komödie ; verkleinerte Nachbildungen der Originale im Kupferstich-Kabinett zu Berlin und in der Bibliothek des Vatikans ; mit einer Einleitung und der Erklärung der Darstellungg hrsg. von F. Lippermann. Berlin: G. Grote, 1921.

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

Sandro Botticelli drawing from Dante's Inferno

Botticelli, Three Beasts /// Dante and Virgil in the Dark Wood before the Leopard, Lion, and Shewolf Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495 Medium: drawing Source: Zeichnungen von Sandro Botticelli zu Dantes Göttlicher Komödie ; verkleinerte Nachbildungen der Originale im Kupferstich-Kabinett zu Berlin und in der Bibliothek des Vatikans ; mit einer Einleitung und der Erklärung der Darstellungg hrsg. von F. Lippermann. Berlin: G. Grote, 1921.

Sandro Botticelli drawing from Dante's Inferno

Sandro Botticelli drawing from Dante's Inferno

Sandro Botticelli, Illustration to Dante's "The Divine Comedy," Paradiso VI,1480