- The Poems of Thomas Gray, Design 47, "The Progress of Poesy."
- between 1797 and 1798
- Watercolor with pen and black ink and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with inlaid letterpress page
- Sheet: 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches (41.9 x 32.4 cm)
Inscribed in gray ink upper right: "7"; in graphite upper center: "x"; on verso in gray ink upper left: "8"; in graphite center: "x"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- angels | boots | cave | chains | coat | crown (costume component) | fur | ice | literary theme | man | men | musician | organ | pelt | queen (person) | religious and mythological subject | sceptre | shackles | stone | text | trumpet | wings | wolf
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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
Arnold Fawcus, Unknown Watercolours by William Blake, Illustrated London News, vol. 259, No. 6881, December 25, 1971, pp. 45-46, 49-51, Available online: Illus London News Hist. Archiv
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William Blake, 1757–1827, British, The Poems of Thomas Gray, Design 47, "The Progress of Poesy.", between 1797 and 1798
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