The Poems of Thomas Gray, Design 19, "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College."
- Additional Title(s):
Verso: The Poems of Thomas Gray, Design 20, "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College."
- Part Of:
- between 1797 and 1798
- Watercolor with pen and black ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with letterpress inset
- Sheet: 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches (41.9 x 32.4 cm)
Inscribed in gray ink upper right: "7"; in graphite center: "+"; on verso in gray ink upper left: "8"; in graphite upper center: "+"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- blood | boy | crowns (costume components) | fire | flame | king (person) | literary theme | men | nude | nudes | queen (person) | sceptre | spears | text | throne | women
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- IIIF Manifest:
Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-06-09 - 2008-08-17) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (The State Hermitage Museum, 2007-10-23 - 2008-01-13) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2007-07-11 - 2007-09-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Colin Cross, Blake revealed, William Blake : Discovery of a Masterwork , Observer, vol. 12, November 21, 1971, pp. 19-23, V 1245 Detached from Observer colour magazine [ORBIS]
John Russell, Blake the Craftsman, Art , Sunday Times, Issue no. 7749, December 12, 1971, p. 27, Sunday Times Digital Archive [ORBIS]
Arnold Fawcus, Unknown Watercolours by William Blake, Illustrated London News, vol. 259, No. 6881, December 25, 1971, pp. 45-46, 49-51, Illustrated London News Historical Archive [ORBIS]
Yale Center for British Art, Great British watercolors : from the Paul Mellon Collection, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2007, pp. 70-72, nos. 29A & B, ND1928 .Y35 2007 (LC)+ Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]