- The Poems of Thomas Gray, Design 83, "The Descent of Odin."
- 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 black ink upper right: "7"; in graphite center: "x"; on verso in black ink upper left: "8"; in graphite center: "+"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- armor | banks (riverbanks) | clouds | comb (grooming tool) | gown | helmets | hills | knight (landholder) | lake | literary theme | man | nude | religious and mythological subject | river | shield | shore (landform) | sitting | sky | sun | sunrise | text | trees | water | woman
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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 83, "The Descent of Odin.", between 1797 and 1798
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