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La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri, Cioe l'Inferno, il Purgatorio, ed il Paradiso

Author:
Dante Alighieri (Italian, Florence ca. 1265–1321 Ravenna)
Engraver:
Tommaso Piroli (Italian, Rome 1752–1824 Rome)
Artist:
After John Flaxman (British, York 1755–1826 London)
Published in:
Rome
Date:
1802
Medium:
Illustrations: line engraving
Dimensions:
8 5/8 x 11 7/16 x 1 3/16 in. (21.9 x 29 x 3 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.571.40
Not on view
Marking: Watermark: 1803 (front flyleaf only).
Lincoln Kirstein (American, 1907–1996); Donor: Lincoln Kirstein (American, 1907–1996)
Gizzi, 1986
Robert Rosenblum The International Style of 1800, A Study in Linear Abstraction [Ph.D. dissertation]. PhD diss., Garland Publishing Co., 1956-1976 pp. 1-,120-.

G. E. Bentley The Early Engravings of Flaxman's Classical Designs, A Bibliographical Study. 1964, pp. 15, 48-9.

Robert Rosenblum Transformations in Late Eighteenth Century Art. Paperback. Princeton, N. J., 1969, pp. 169-71.

David Irwin John Flaxman, 1755-1826: Sculptor, Illustrator Designer. London, 1979, pp. 94-104.

John Flaxman. Exh. cat. edited by David Bindman, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1979, pp. 86, 184.

Corrado Gizzi Flaxman e Dante. Exh. cat., Torre de Passeri (Pescara), Casa di Dante in Abruzzo, Castello Gizzi, settembre-ottobre 1986; Palazzo di Brera, Milano, 22 novembre 1986 - 14 gennaio 1987 . Milan, 1986.



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