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Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827
The First Book of Urizen, Plate 10, "7. From the caverns of his jointed spine . . . ." (Bentley 11)
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Collective Title: The First Book of Urizen, Bentley Copy C

Materials & Techniques:
Color-printed relief etching in green ink, with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches (30.2 x 24.4 cm), Plate: 6 x 4 1/4 inches (15.2 x 10.8 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "11"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
blood | chain | fire | flames | hammer | literary theme | men | nudes | shackle | sitting | skeleton | text
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IIIF Manifest:

British Vision - Observation and Imagination in British Art (Museum of Fine Arts Ghent, 2007-10-06 - 2008-01-13) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

William Blake (Tate Britain, 2000-11-02 - 2001-02-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Human Form Divine - William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-04-02 - 1997-07-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

William Blake - His Art & Times (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982-12-03 - 1983-02-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

William Blake - His Art & Times (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-09-15 - 1982-11-14) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

William Blake, Libros profe´ticos, vol. 1, Atalanta, Vilau¨r, Spain, 2013, p. 304, PR4142 .S35 2013 [ORBIS]

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) [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) [YCBA]

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