Pl. 5: A Serpent Attacking Buoso Donata ['...He ey'd the serpent and the serpent him.' Hell; Canto xxv. line 82.]
- Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove India proof paper
- Sheet: 15 3/8 × 21 9/16 inches (39 × 54.7 cm), Plate: 11 × 14 inches (28 × 35.5 cm), Image: 9 7/16 × 13 5/16 inches (24 × 33.8 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, below image, lower center: "The Circle of the Thieves | Plate V Buoso attacked by a Serpent."; below image, lower right: "B.131 only state."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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William Blake, 1757–1827, British, Pl. 5: A Serpent Attacking Buoso Donata ['...He ey'd the serpent and the serpent him.' Hell; Canto xxv. line 82.], 1827