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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Artist

William Blake

Title

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

Origin

England

Date

1827

Medium

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

Dimensions

241 337 mm (image); 276 × 355 mm (plate); 392 × 564 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth D. McCormick

Reference Number

1929.325

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