• Blake's Illustrations of Dante

Language:
  • English
Creator:
  • Blake, William, 1757-1827
Call number:
  • Oversize 3631.3.346e
  • Electronic Resource
Extent:
  • 7 p., unnumbered plates. 55 x 41 cm.
Format:
  • Book
Description:
  • Bound up as an oblong folio.
  • Some copies have the label pasted on the outer cover.
  • The plates bear no signatures nor any other lettering, except in the case of the first where Blake has lightly engraved in reversed writing: "The Whirlwind of Lovers from Dante's Inferno Canto V."
  • Issued by Linnell, after Blake's death, as loose leaves accompanied by a printed label.
  • In portfolio.
  • Binder's title has date 1826.
Publisher:
  • Felpham, Sussex, England, 1824-27]
Title sort:
  • [Blake's Illustrations of Dante. Seven plates, designed and engraved by W. Blake; author of "Illustrations of the Book of Job," etc., etc.
Author:
  • Blake, William, 1757-1827
Created:
  • 1824-01-01T00:00:00Z/1827-12-31T23:59:59Z
Date:
  • 1824-1827
Collections:
  • Treasures of Rare Book Division
Edm rights:
  • No Known Copyright
Identifier:
  • ark:/88435/0k225d99r
Range label:
  • Logical
  • The Circle of the lustful. Paolo and Fracesca
  • The Circle of the corrupt officials. The Devils tormenting Ciampolo
  • The same. The Devils mauling each other
  • The Circle of the Thieves. Agnolo Brunnelleschi attacked by a sixfooted serpent
  • The same. Buoso Donati attacked by a serpent
  • The Circle of the Falsifiers. Dante and Virgil are holding their noses because of the stench
  • The Circle of the Traitors. Dante's foot striking Bocca degli Abati, who is frozen into the ice
Contents:
  • Plates: 1. The Circle of the lustful. Paolo and Fracesca.--2. The Circle of the corrupt officials. The Devils tormenting Ciampolo.--3. The same. The Devils mauling each other.--4. The Circle of the Thieves. Agnolo Brunnelleschi attacked by a sixfooted serpent.--5. The same. Buoso Donati attacked by a serpent.--6. The Circle of the Falsifiers. Dante and Virgil are holding their noses because of the stench.--7. The Circle of the Traitors. Dante's foot striking Bocca degli Abati, who is frozen into the ice.
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Location:
  • EX Oversize 3631.3.346e
  • EX Electronic Resource
  • ELF1 Oversize 3631.3.346e
  • ELF1 Electronic Resource