Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Torch of Polia Extinguished in the Altar (leaf from Hypnerotomachia Poliphili),

From Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

Woodcut on laid paper

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Image): 105 x 130 mm (4.1 x 5.1 in.)

Edition: A leaf from Colonna’s “Hypnerotomachia Poliphili,” published Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1499

Accession number: 1946.D2.3.53

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946

Bibliography: Hain 5501; Appel, Colonna, no. 77.

Work Type: print

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