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The Inferno According to Dante

ca. 1460-1480 (printed ca. 1812)
15th century
225 x 283 mm (8.9 x 11.1 in.)


Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on thin laid paper
Print impression quality: Rich; even lines
Edition: Posthumous, printed ca. 1812; indications of possible posthumous rework (no contemporary impressions noted in Hind); impressions of this print were published in the first and second editions of Pisa Illustrata, Pisa, 1787-93 and Livorno, 1812, respectively
Bibliography: Hind A.I-59 (vol. 1, p. 49), plate 55; Passavant 102 (vol. 5, p. 43); National Gallery of Art, Early Italian Engraving, cat. 10; 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).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1944
Accession Number: 1944.D1.16

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Dante Alighieri - LC n 78095495: Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321
  • death
  • hell - Place or state of extreme or eternal suffering, usually inflicted as punishment upon the wicked or the nonbelieving. [October 1990 descriptor added.]
  • Inferno

  • plate Dimensions: 225 x 283 mm (8.9 x 11.1 in.)

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