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Creator:
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
The Poems of Thomas Gray, Design 71, "The Fatal Sisters."
Date:
between 1797 and 1798
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and black ink and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with inlaid letterpress page
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches (41.9 x 32.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink upper right: "5"; in graphite center: "x"; on verso in black ink upper left: "6"; in graphite upper center: "x"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.11(36)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrows | heads | literary theme | men | pointing | rain | religious and mythological subject | serpent | snake | spears | sword | text | women
Access:
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Publications:
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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

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3663
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