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The Circle of Falsifiers. Dante and Virgil covering their Noses because of the Stench
1826-1827; printed 1968
illustration to The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno XXIX, 72-118)

engraving on Japanese paper
24.1 × 33.7 cm (image) 27.6 × 35.2 cm (plate) 38.0 × 45.6 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bindman 1978, 652; Butlin & Gott 50f.ii
ed. 21/25, 4th of 4 states
inscribed in pencil l.r.: A restrike from the copper plate in my collection / August 1968 Lessing J Rosenwald
inscribed in pencil l.r.: 21/25 Hoehn imp. 68
inscribed in pencil l.l.: 6
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Lessing J. Rosenwald, 1968
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Gallery location
Not on display