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The Circle of Corrupt Officials: The Devils Mauling Each Other, from Dante's Inferno, Canto XXII

Artist:
William Blake (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Author:
Illustrates Dante Alighieri (Italian, Florence ca. 1265–1321 Ravenna)
Date:
ca. 1825–27
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
plate: 9 9/16 x 13 1/16 in. (24.3 x 33.2 cm) sheet: 10 11/16 x 13 1/2 in. (27.1 x 34.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.65.3
Not on view
Vendor: E. Weyhe (New York, NY)
Bindman 1978.649; Binyon 1926.129 (unfin); Russell 1912.34.iii
Archibald G. B. Russell Engravings of William Blake. Boston and New York, 1912, cat. no. 34 iii.

Laurence Binyon The Engraved Designs of William Blake. London, 1926, cat. no. 129 (unfinished).

David Bindman, Deirdre Toomey The Complete Graphic Works of William Blake. London and New York, 1978, cat. no. 649, ill.



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