Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Divine Comedy: Dante Lost in the Wood, Escaping and Meeting Virgil,

Engraving in the fine manner on laid paper

Only state

Print impression quality: Light; in black ink from worn plate

Dimensions (Plate): 92 x 169 mm (3.6 x 6.7 in.)

Edition: The plate is printed at the foot of the page of Canto 1, generally found cut within bottom margin. Impressions of the first two plates, when found in books, are nearly always printed in brown ink.

Accession number: 1958.10.2

Olin Library transfer, 1958

Bibliography: Hind A.V. 2-1 (vol. I, 110; plate 162a); Richard S. Field, ed., A Census of Fifteenth-century Prints in Public Collections of the United States and Canada (New Haven, CT: Print Council of America, 1995).

Work Type: print

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