The Circle of Thieves: Agnolo Brunelleschi Attacked by a Six-Footed Serpent, from Dante's Divine Comedy

William Blake, English, 1757 - 1827

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1827; published 1892

Engraving on chine applique

Plate: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Sheet: 16 1/2 x 21 3/4 in. (41.9 x 55.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Philip Hofer

PR.945.69

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

None

Course History

FRIT 33, Dante: The Divine Comedy, Scott Millspaugh, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Outcasts and Rebels: Prints by William Blake and Leonard Baskin, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, September 25-December 16, 2012.

Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-April 10, 1988.

An Introduction of the History of Art from the Fifteenth Century to the Twentieth Century, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12-March 15, 1992.

18th Century English Graphics, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 29-December 10, 1978.

Provenance

From the collection of William Blake's patron, John Linnell (1792-1882); collected by Philip Hofer (1898-1984), Cambridge, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1945.

Catalogue Raisonne

D. Bindman, The Complete Graphic Works of William Blake, New York, 1978, no. 650.

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