Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Whirlwind of Lovers, Plate I,

Engraving on linen-fiber paper

Third state

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 276 x 353 mm (10.9 x 13.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 390 x 570 mm (15.4 x 22.4 in.)

Watermark: Unbleached Arnold

Edition: Restrike from plate in the Rosenwald collection at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Illustration to Dante’s Inferno.

Accession number: 1973.20.5.1

Anonymous gift, 1973

Dante’s Inferno (Canto V, 1.137): “and like a corpse fell to the ground”

Bibliography: Binyon 127; The Engraved Designs of William Blake (National Gallery of Art); The Art of William Blake, Bi-Centennial Exhibition October 18 – December 1, 1957 (Smithsonian Institution), p. 45.

Work Type: print

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