Two men are standing at the foot of an open tomb, out of which a dead rises with one arm outstretched from the fire burning inside.
This picture illustrates the following passage:
Upon a sudden issued forth this sound
From out one of the tombs; wherefore I pressed,
Fearing, a little nearer to my Leader.
(Inferno, Canto X. Translation: Henry W. Longfellow.)
The caption reads in the original French:
Tout à coup d’un tombeau sortirent ces paroles…