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Buoso Attacked by Francesco di Cavalcanti in the Form of a Serpent

1826 (restrike printed later)
19th century
242 x 338 mm (9.5 x 13.3 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on linen
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: Plate 5 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 5)
Marks: Watermark: Made in England, linen fiber
Bibliography: Binyon 131.
Credit Line: Anonymous gift, 1973
Accession Number: 1973.20.5.5

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • literature (writings)
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
  • reptiles
  • 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.]
  • serpents - LC sh 85120309. Use for such creatures as sea serpents, etc.; for snakes, use “snakes” in DAC hierarchy :animals:reptiles.
  • snakes

  • plate Dimensions: 242 x 338 mm (9.5 x 13.3 in.)

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