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The Ante-Purgatorio: Cantos I-IX of the Purgatorio

1964
Illustrated by Jack Zajac (American, born in 1929), Author Dante Alighieri (Italian, 1265–1321), Translator Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (American, 1807–1882), Publisher Racolin Press (American, 20th century)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 51 x 36 x 3 cm (20 1/16 x 14 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.449

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten etching and aquatints

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: Racolin Press, 1964) 51 cm; [3 ff.] 71 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s printed buff paper wrappers, original gilt-stamped vellum box (buff cardboard slipcase)


New York: Racolin Press, 1964

Signed

Graphite below the colophon "Zajac"; each etching signed in graphite below right "Zajac."

Provenance

Graphics 1 and Graphics 2, Boston, by whom given to MFA, June 13, 1973.

Credit Line

Gift of Graphics I and Graphics 2