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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
America. A Prophecy, Plate 18, "Over the Hills...."
Date:
1793
Medium:
Relief etching printed in blue with pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (36.8 x 26.7 cm) and Plate: 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches (24.1 x 17.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in blue ink upper right: "16"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.2(18)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
flowers (plants) | mourning | religious and mythological subject | serpent | snake | text | thorns | trees | vines
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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The Human Form Divine - William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-04-02 - 1997-07-06)

The Critique of Reason : Romantic Art, 1760–1860 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-03-06 - 2015-07-26)

William Blake - The Artist (Tate Britain, 2019-09-11 - 2020-02-20)

Publications:
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William Blake, Libros profe´ticos, vol. 1, Atalanta, Vilau¨r, Spain, 2013, p. 229, PR4142 .S35 2013

William Blake, Tate Publishing, London, p. 73, cat. 48, NJ18.B57 M97 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3860
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