- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Robert Rauschenberg, American (Port Arthur, TX 1925 - 2008 Captiva Island, FL)
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
- Canto XI
- Other Titles
- Series/Book Title: XXXIV drawings for Dante's Inferno
- Work Type
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- sheet: 36.8 x 31.8 cm (14 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.)
- Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY (1964); Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. (1964-2010); Harvard Art Museum
- State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Theodore E. Stebbins Jr. in honor of Marjorie Cohn
- Art © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- Modern and Contemporary Art
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- Title on Portfolio Cover: Drawings for Dante's "Inferno".
Each portfolio includes (as written on the last page of the essay):
35 facsimile drawings
Essay by Dore Ashton
1 signed copy of 1 out of 7 lithographs created by Rauschenberg for this album (not included in this copy). Each print is mounted in a folder that corresponds to one of the 34 cantos. The artist and the author of the essay used John Ciardi's translation of the "Inferno". The original drawings were completed between 1959 and 1960. They entered MOMA's collection in 1963, where they remain.
- Related Works
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