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This is the description from The MET: The subject of this intensely Romantic work is derived from canto XXXIII of Dante's Inferno, which describes how the Pisan traitor Count Ugolino della Gherardesca, his sons, and his grandsons were imprisoned in…

The close up image shows the artists eyes wide open that devours the viewer. This painting makes Gustave leap out of the canvas. His face has a lot of despair, but it's unclear why this emotion is portrayed. This portrait is also landscape while most…
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