I don't know if I've ever read any other books with so many layers as Dante's Divine Comedy! (And no, it doesn't count if you only read Inferno. The best comes later)
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Gustave Dore, from Canto V of Dante's Inferno. Paolo and Francesca :::: pinterest.com christiancross ::::
Gustave Dore Dante and Beatrice Ascend to the sphere of Mars
Gustave Doré - Illustration de "La Divine Comédie" de Dante Alighieri - Le Paradis, Chant 14.
Gustave Dore: Heavenly host - Upon reaching the Ninth Heaven, the Primum Mobile, Dante and his guide Beatrice look upon the sparkling circles of the heavenly host.
Paul Gustave Dore …
Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia. Padova, 1822.
Gustav Dore... love it Angles, splendor, and worship... sweet!
Guy Denning - 'Dante (Paradiso preparatory sketch)’