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The Circle of the Lustful: Paolo and Francesca. Inferno, canto V

A work made of hand-colored engraving on india paper, laid down on wove paper (chine collé).
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  • A work made of hand-colored engraving on india paper, laid down on wove paper (chine collé).

Date:

1827, printed c. 1892

Artist:

William Blake
English, 1757-1827

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

William Blake

Title

The Circle of the Lustful: Paolo and Francesca. Inferno, canto V

Place

England (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1827

Medium

Hand-colored engraving on India paper, laid down on wove paper (chine collé)

Dimensions

Image: H.: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.); Plate: 27.6 × 35.5 cm (10 7/8 × 14 in.); Sheet: 39.2 × 56.4 cm (15 7/16 × 22 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth D. McCormick

Reference Number

1929.325

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