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

The First Book of Urizen, Plate 20, "Of life forsaken mountains . . . ." (Bentley 23)

Part Of:

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

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 4 inches (14.9 x 10.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "21"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1439
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | fire | flames | globe | lantern | light | lion | literary theme | men | mountains | text
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2365
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William Blake, Libros profe´ticos, vol. 1, Atalanta, Vilau¨r, Spain, 2013, p. 327, PR4142 .S35 2013

Denise Gigante, Life, organic form and Romanticism , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2009, between p. 114 and p. 115..151, Pl. III. 15, PR575.L54 G54 2009 (YCBA)

Robert Hoozee, British vision : observation and imagination in British art, 1750-1950, , Mercatorfonds Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels , Ghent, 2007, pp. 23-24, 347, no. 238, fig. 238, N6767 B78 2007 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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