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Creator:
John Flaxman, 1755–1826, British
Title:

Portrait of William Blake

Date:
ca. 1804
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 x 8 1/8 inches (17.8 x 20.6 cm) and Mount: 16 5/8 x 12 7/8 inches (42.2 x 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in graphite, lower center: "Drawn by John Flaxman"

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "William Blake | Drawn by John Flaxman"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: " < . . . > "; inscribed on mount in graphite, upper center: "114 Drawings"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, verso, upper right: "[...]657"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.11(59)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | engraver (printmaker) | man | poet | 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:3598
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R. J. B. Walker, Regency portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, 1985, p. 52 (vol. 1), N1090 A592 (YCBA)

William Blake, Tate Publishing, London, p. 114, cat. 90, NJ18.B57 M97 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)


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