Canto IV/1: A Folly for Wisdom

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Canto IV/1: A Folly for Wisdom 

Silkscreen page proof approved by the artist and signed / initialled by him, taken from the original Talford Press edition of 185, printed on 100% rag, acid-free Inveresk (Somerset) paper


page size 39.5 x 31 cm


1979 – 1983


The castle Dante comes across in Limbo is shown here as a seven-sided structure, its projection making of it a building more allegory on the page than construct in space – its function being to house otherwise blameless souls whose misfortune was to pre-date Christ and therefore have no possibility of Salvation.


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