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The Circle of the Falsifiers

1826 (restrike printed later)
19th century
239 x 337 mm (9.4 x 13.3 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on linen
State: Second state
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: Plate 6 from set of engraved illustrations Dante’s Inferno
Edition: Restrike from plate in the Rosenwald collection at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (plate 6)
Marks: Watermark: Linen fiber made in England
Bibliography: Binyon 132.
Credit Line: Anonymous gift, 1973
Accession Number: 1973.20.5.6

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  • literature (writings)
  • 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: 239 x 337 mm (9.4 x 13.3 in.)

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