<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

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

Pl. 5: A Serpent Attacking Buoso Donata ['...He ey'd the serpent and the serpent him.' Hell; Canto xxv. line 82.]

Date:
1827
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove India proof paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/8 × 21 9/16 inches (39 × 54.7 cm), Plate: 11 × 14 inches (28 × 35.5 cm), and Image: 9 7/16 × 13 5/16 inches (24 × 33.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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
Accession Number:
B1992.8.8(5)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3974
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.