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Creator:
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:

pl. 1: The Circle of the Lustful [' ...and like a corpse fell to the ground' Hell; Canto v. line 137.]

Date:
1827
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove India proof paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 × 21 7/16 inches (37.5 × 54.5 cm), Plate: 11 × 14 inches (28 × 35.5 cm), and Image: 9 9/16 × 13 3/8 inches (24.3 × 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Plate I The Cirlce of the Lustful: Pasts & [?]"; lower right: "Show platemark." | B. 127 III"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.8(1)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3969
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