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John Flaxman RA, 'The Rain of Fire' (from The Divine Comedy)

'The Rain of Fire' (from The Divine Comedy), 1 May 1807

After John Flaxman RA (1755 - 1826)

RA Collection: Art

Title
'The Rain of Fire' (from The Divine Comedy)
Artist/designer
After John Flaxman RA (1755 - 1826)
Engraved by
Tommaso Piroli (ca. 1752 - 1824)
Published by
Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme and Robert Harding Evans (1777 - 1857) and William Richard Beckford Miller (1769 - 1844) and Arthur Arch (fl. 1792 - 1838) and John Arch (fl. 1792 - 1838)
From
Compositions From The Hell, Purgatory, And Paradise, Of Dante Alighieri, By Iohn Flaxman, Sculptor. Engraved By Thomas Piroli, from the Drawings in Possession of Thomas Hope Esqr. 1793 , published by by Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, Paternoster Row (London, 1807), pl.17
Date
1 May 1807
Object type
Plate
Place of Publication
London
Medium
Etching
Dimensions

145 mm x 188 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
18/2217
This image is from a book

Compositions By John Flaxman, Sculptor, R.A. From The Divine Poem Of Dante Alighieri, Containing Hell, Purgatory And Paradise. With Quotations From The Italian, And Translations From The Version Of The Reverend H. Boyd, To Each Plate. - London.

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