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The Circle of the Thieves: Agnolo Brunelleschi Attacked by a Six-Footed Serpent: P.745-1985

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Object information

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Titles

The Circle of the Thieves: Agnolo Brunelleschi Attacked by a Six-Footed Serpent
Inferno, Canto XXV
Illustrations to Dante's Divine Comedy

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Keynes, Sir Geoffrey

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 406 mm
Width: 561 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey

Note

Modern reproduction

Plate 4 to Illustrations to Dante's Divine Comedy, published by John Linnell in 1838; reproducing same state as P.813-R.

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Fitzwilliam early plate
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.745-1985
Primary reference Number: 31934
Bindman: 650
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Audit data

Created: Friday 13 February 2015 Updated: Friday 13 February 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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