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    Sale 1897

    Prints And Multiples

    30 - 31 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 158

    WILLIAM BLAKE

    The Circle of the Traitors: Dante's Foot Striking Bocca degli Abbate, from Dante's Divine Comedy (B. 133, Bi. 653)

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    WILLIAM BLAKE
    The Circle of the Traitors: Dante's Foot Striking Bocca degli Abbate, from Dante's Divine Comedy (B. 133, Bi. 653)
    engraving, 1827, on Chine appliqué to wove paper, Binyon's only state, from the edition of 120 printed by J. Linnell, Sen., 1838 or from the edition of 50 published by J. Linnell, Jr., 1892, with margins, the appliqué lifting in places from the support, the upper left corner partially split, the paper partially split in areas along the platemark, a few tears along the upper and lower edges (with associated creasing), the upper right corner partially detatched, surface soiling, foxing and creasing in the margins, framed
    P. 9¼ x 13½ in. (235 x 343 mm.)
    S. 16 x 20 7/8 in. (406 x 530 mm.)


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