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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
The First Book of Urizen, Plate 16 (Bentley 17)
Date:
1794
Medium:
Color-printed relief etching in orange-brown 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: 5 7/8 x 3 5/8 inches (14.9 x 9.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "17"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1435
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
blood | globe | literary theme | sinews
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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William Blake - His Art & Times (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-09-15 - 1982-11-14)

William Blake - His Art & Times (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982-12-03 - 1983-02-06)

The Human Form Divine - William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-04-02 - 1997-07-06)

British Vision - Observation and Imagination in British Art (Museum of Fine Arts Ghent, 2007-10-06 - 2008-01-13)

Publications:
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William Blake, Libros profe´ticos, vol. 1, Atalanta, Vilau¨r, Spain, 2013, p. 315, 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, 346, no. 237, fig. 237, N6767 B78 2007 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2361
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