Dante and Statius sleeping, Virgil watching (illustration to the 'Divine Comedy', Purgatorio XXVII)

Details

  • Title

    Dante and Statius sleeping, Virgil watching (illustration to the 'Divine Comedy', Purgatorio XXVII)

  • Artist/maker

    William Blake (1757 - 1827)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1827
  • Material and technique

    watercolour with some pen and black ink over indications in graphite

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 52 x 36.8 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by the Art Fund, 1918.

  • Museum location

    currently out on loan

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1918.3

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Further reading

Piper, David, and Christopher White, Treasures of the Ashmolean Museum: An Illustrated Souvenir of the Collections, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1995), no. 95 on p. 93, illus. p. 92 fig. 95

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