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The Circle of the Falsifiers: Dante and Virgil Covering their Noses because of the Stench: P.92-2005 (6)

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Circle of the Falsifiers: Dante and Virgil Covering their Noses because of the Stench
Inferno, Canto XXIX
Illustrations to Dante's Divine Comedy

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Keynes, Sir Geoffrey; Keynes Family Trust

Legal notes

Accepted by HM Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum from the Estate of Quentin Keynes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2005) by H.M. Government

Dating

1827 - 1838

Note

Plate 6 to Illustrations to Dante's Divine Comedy, published by John Linnell in 1838.

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 279 mm Width 354 mm
Sheet Height 404 mm Width 558 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.92-2005 (6)
Primary reference Number: 31923
Bindman: 652
Old loan number: KFT loan 1 (6)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 19 October 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 1 February 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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