DAC Collection Object Information
Buoso Attacked by Francesco di Cavalcanti in the Form of a Serpent,
Plate 5 from the set of engraved illustrations, Dante’s Inferno
Engraving on linen
Print impression quality: Excellent
Dimensions (Plate): 242 x 338 mm (9.5 x 13.3 in.)
Watermark: Made in England, linen fiber
Edition: Restrike from plate in the Rosenwald collection at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (plate 5)
Accession number: 19188.8.131.52
Anonymous gift, 1973
Dante’s Inferno, Canto XXV, 1.82: “He eyed the serpent and the serpent eyed him”
Bibliography: Binyon 131.
Work Type: print
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