Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Illustration to Dante's Inferno, Canto II

Series/Portfolio:
Landino's translation of Dante's Inferno, Florence, 1481
Artist:
Engraving attributed to Baccio Baldini (Italian, Florence 1436?–?1487)
Artist:
Designed by Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi) (Italian, Florence 1444/45–1510 Florence)
Date:
1481
Medium:
Engraving with printed text.
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.650.106
Not on view
William M. Ivins Jr. (American, 1878–1964); Vendor: Barbara Ivins (American, 1913–1991)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 25, 2005–October 23, 2005.

H.A.V.2(2); B.XIII.176.38;TIB.XXIV.Comm.pt.1.227.094; Meyer III.602.125
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