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The Whirlwind of Lovers, Plate I

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The Whirlwind of Lovers, Plate I

1826 (restrike printed later)
19th century
276 x 353 mm (10.9 x 13.9 in.)

William Blake, British (English), (1757–1827)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on linen-fiber paper
State: Third state
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Restrike from plate in the Rosenwald collection at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Illustration to Dante’s Inferno.
Marks: Watermark: Unbleached Arnold
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.
Credit Line: Anonymous gift, 1973
Accession Number: 1973.20.5.1

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This object has the following keywords:
  • literature (writings)
  • love
  • lovers - People in love. [December 1992 alternate term added. December 1990 descriptor added.]
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
  • restrikes - Impressions made from a printing surface or a die after the original edition or issue has been completed; refers especially to prints and to coins. [December 1992 descriptor added.]

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

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