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The Circle of the Lustful. Paolo and Francesca
1826-1827; printed 1955
illustration to The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno V, 37-138)

Medium
engraving
Measurements
24.3 × 33.6 cm (image) 27.8 × 35.2 cm (plate) 39.8 × 57.2 cm irreg. (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bindman 1978, 647; Butlin & Gott 50a.i
Edition
ed. of 25, 3rd of 4 states
Inscription
printed (in reverse) in ink in plate l.r.: The Whirlwind of Lovers From Dante's Inferno Canto V
inscribed in pencil l.r.: Impression taken from the plate in my / collection in 1955 / Lessing J Rosenwald / 1/20/60
Accession Number
614.1-5
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr Lessing J. Rosenwald, 1960
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

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