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

Pl. 6: The Pit of Disease ['...Then two I mark'd that sat Propp'd 'gainst each other,' Hell; Canto xxix. line 71.]

Date:
1827
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove India proof paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 × 21 1/4 inches (37.8 × 54 cm), Plate: 10 13/16 × 14 inches (27.5 × 35.5 cm), and Image: 9 7/16 × 13 3/8 inches (24 × 33.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, below image, lower center: "Plate VI The Circle of the Falsifriens"; below image, lower right: "B.132 II/2."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.8(6)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3975
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