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    Sale 2187

    Prints & Multiples

    22 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1

    WILLIAM BLAKE (1757-1827)

    The Circle of Thieves: Agnolo Brunelleschi Attacked by a Six-Footed Serpent, plate IV from Illustrations to Dante's Divine Comedy (Bindman 650)

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    WILLIAM BLAKE (1757-1827)
    The Circle of Thieves: Agnolo Brunelleschi Attacked by a Six-Footed Serpent, plate IV from Illustrations to Dante's Divine Comedy (Bindman 650)
    engraving, 1827, on India applied to wove, from either the edition of 120 published by J. Linnell, Sr., 1838 or that of 50 pubished by J. Linnell, Jr., 1892 (both editions are on similar paper with no appreciable variety in the quality of impression), with margins (slightly trimmed), pale light-staining and surface soiling, two ½-in. verticle creases at the upper and lower margin, otherwise in good condition, laid down to wove paper, framed
    P. 9½ x 13 3/8 in. (241 x 339 mm.)
    S. 10¾ x 13¾ in. (273 x 349 mm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Felix F. Fabrizio