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Creator:
George Richmond, 1809–1896, British
after Frederick Tatham, 1805–1878, British
Title:

William Blake in Youth and Age

Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Graphite with brush and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (34.3 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed lower center: "Portraits of Willm Blake| at the ages of 28 & 69 years.| Born November 20th 1757. Died August 12 1827| Aetat: 69."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.1(101)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | men | portrait | profile
Associated People:
Blake, William (1757–1827), engraver, artist, and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29408
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Matthew Hargraves, William Blake and Paul Mellon : the life of the mind, Open Knowledge Foundation, New York, 2014, [ pp. 1, 6, 7 ], color detail and fig. 6, V 2557 Printed from URL: http://openglam.org/2014/10/07/william-blake-and-paul-mellon-the-life-of-the-mind

R. J. B. Walker, Regency portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, 1985, p. 52 (vol. 1), N1090 A592 (YCBA)


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