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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:

The First Book of Urizen, Plate 10, "7. From the caverns of his jointed spine . . . ." (Bentley 11)

Part Of:

Collective Title: The First Book of Urizen, Bentley Copy C

Date:
1794
Medium:
Color-printed relief etching in green with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches (30.2 x 24.4 cm) and Plate: 6 x 4 1/4 inches (15.2 x 10.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "11"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1429
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
blood | chain | fire | flames | hammer | literary theme | men | nudes | shackle | sitting | skeleton | text
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2355
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William Blake, Libros profe´ticos, vol. 1, Atalanta, Vilau¨r, Spain, 2013, p. 304, PR4142 .S35 2013

Robert Hoozee, British vision : observation and imagination in British art, 1750-1950, , Mercatorfonds Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels , Ghent, 2007, pp. 23-24, 345, no. 236, fig. 236, N6767 B78 2007 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Peter Otto, Multiplying worlds, romanticism, modernity, and the emergence of virtual reality , Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011, p. 198,199, fig. 8.1, PN769 R7 O77 2011 (YCBA)


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