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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:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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William Blake - His Art & Times (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-09-15 - 1982-11-14)

William Blake - His Art & Times (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982-12-03 - 1983-02-06)

The Critique of Reason : Romantic Art, 1760–1860 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-03-06 - 2015-07-26)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3976
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