Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

WRAGE MSS.

The Wrage mss., 1957, consist of sketches by Klaus Wrage, 1891- , illustrator, upon which some of the block prints in his Dante Blockbuch... [Eutin, am Kellersee], Handabzug- Holmpresse-Klaus Wrage, [1957], are based. (Lilly PQ4303 .W7).

The sketches included in the collection are:
  • Inferno 21, 58-75 (in color), (corresponding blockprint in Dante Blockbuch numbered XXI.58-70)
  • Inferno 28, 112-142 (in pencil), (corresponding blockprint in Dante Blockbuch numbered XXVIII.34-40)
  • Inferno 33, 1-90 (in pencil), (no corresponding blockprint in Dante Blockbuch)
  • Purgatorio II.2, 13-45 (in color), (corresponding blockprint in Dante Blockbuch numbered II.40-45)
  • Purgatorio 5, 43-63; 6, 1-24 (in pencil), (corresponding blockprint in Dante Blockbuch numbered VI.1-12)
  • Purgatorio 8, 1-36 (in pencil), (corresponding blockprint in Dante Blockbuch numbered VIII.1-15)
  • Purgatorio II.23, 61-69 (in color), (corresponding blockprint in Dante Blockbuch numbered XXIII.64-69)
  • Purgatorio II.29, 4-24 (in color), (corresponding blockprint in Dante Blockbuch numbered XXIX.31-42)
  • Paradiso III.3, 43-87 (in color), (corresponding blockprint in Dante Blockbuch numbered III.25-30)
  • Paradiso 30, 100-31, 51 (in pencil), (no corresponding blockprint in Dante Blockbuch)

Collection size: 10 items

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