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Active Good, The, Paradiso Canto 6, Plate 6
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Active Good, The, Paradiso Canto 6, Plate 6

1.5.1807

Artist
John Flaxman (1755 - 1826)

Engraver
Tommaso Piroli (ca. 1752-1824)

Publisher
Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme

Ink on paper

Height: 16.0 cm (plate mark); Width: 21.0 cm (plate mark);

Inscription
Printed, lower margin & recto, DE' BUONI SPIRTI CHE SON STATI ATTIVI, / WHO, BY TH EGENERAL FLAME / PERCHE ONORE E FAMA GLI SUCCEDA. / OF HONOR, FIR'D TO WIN A DEATHLESS NAME. / Paradiso Canto 6. //
Printed, upper centre margin & recto, THE ACTIVE GOOD. //

Stamped, upper left margin & recto, later Witt inscription, WITT/ LIBRARY //
Typed, lower centre margin & recto, later Witt inscription, J. FLAXMAN //
Printed, upper right margin & recto, 6 //

Acquisition (source, method, date)
Witt Library; transfer; 1990
G.1990.WL.4273.72



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