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Prints and Drawings
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Artist: Ronald Leroy Kowalke, American, born 1936
Author: Dante Alighieri, Italian, ca. 1265–1321
Translator: Henry Francis Cary, British, 1772–1844
Printer: Impressions Workshop, Boston, active 1960–84

The Bard Began - Canto IV, from the portfolio Dante’s Inferno

1970

Etching

platemark: 45.3 × 65.4 cm (17 13/16 × 25 3/4 in.)
sheet: 54.9 × 75.6 cm (21 5/8 × 29 3/4 in.)
Gift of James H. Ottaway, Jr., B.A. 1960
2010.181.1.1
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.