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

Pl. 7: The Circle of Traitors: Dante Striking Against Bocca degli Abati ['...'Wherefore dost bruise me?' weeping he/ exclaim'd.' Hell; Canto xxxii. line 79.]

Date:
1827
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove India proof paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 7/16 × 21 1/4 inches (39.2 × 54 cm), Plate: 10 13/16 × 13 7/8 inches (27.4 × 35.3 cm), and Image: 9 3/16 × 13 3/8 inches (23.4 × 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, below image, lower center: "The Circle of the Traitors. | Plate VII Bocca degli Abati in the Lake of Ice"; below image, lower right: "B.133 only state."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.8(7)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3976
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