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Compositions by John Flaxman sculptor, R.A., from the Divine poem of Dante Alighieri, containing Hell, Purgatory and Paradise with quotations from the Italian, and translations from the version of the Reverend H. Boyd, to each plate.: PB 53-2005

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Compositions by John Flaxman sculptor, R.A., from the Divine poem of Dante Alighieri, containing Hell, Purgatory and Paradise with quotations from the Italian, and translations from the version of the Reverend H. Boyd, to each plate.

Maker(s)

Illustrator: Flaxman, John
Illustrator: Piroli, Tommaso
Translator: Boyd, Henry
Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme

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Description

Added t.-p., engraved: Compositions from the Hell, Purgatory and Paradise, of Dante Alighieri, by Iohn Flaxman, scvlptor. Engraved by Thomas Piroli, from the drawings in possession of Thomas Hope, esqr. 1793.
Captions in Italian and English.

[3], 38, 38, 33 leaves : all ill ; 23 x 26 cm. Plates loose in folder.

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005-02) by Ars Artis

Dating

Production date: AD 1807

Note

In new blue cloth folder with original title on leather mounted on cover.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing
Engraving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 53-2005
Primary reference Number: 119170
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 November 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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