The Circle of the Thieves: Buoso Donati Attacked by the Serpent, from Dante's Divine Comedy
William Blake, English, 1757 - 1827
1827; print 1838
Engraving on laid paper
Image: 9 9/16 × 13 5/16 in. (24.3 × 33.8 cm)
Plate: 11 1/16 × 13 7/8 in. (28.1 × 35.3 cm)
Sheet: 13 11/16 × 19 5/8 in. (34.7 × 49.9 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jean K. Weil in memory of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935
Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe
Not on view
FRIT 33, Dante: The Divine Comedy, Scott Millspaugh, Winter 2014
A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 17-December 20, 1998.
Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, July 1-August 28, 1994, no. 4.
Elevator Vestibule, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 12, 2007.
Outcasts and Rebels: Prints by William Blake and Leonard Baskin, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, September 25-December 16, 2012.
Timothy Rub, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Kelly Pask, "A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1998, listed, p.81, no. 4.
Stacey Sell, Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1994, p. 43, fig. 46; p. 49, no. 2.
Robert N. Essick, "The Printings of Blake's Dante Engravings," Blake: An Illustrated Quarterly, vol. 24, no. 3 (Winter 1990/1991), p. 85.
Robert N. Essick, "Blake in the Marketplace, 1989," Blake: An Illustrated Quarterly, vol. 24, no. 1 (Summer 1990), pp. 227-228.
Christie's, London, June 29, 1989, lot 13; William Weston Gallery, London; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama; given to present collection, 1997.
David Bindman, The Complete Graphic Works of William Blake, New York, 1978, no. 651.
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