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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:

America. A Prophecy, Plate 3, "Preludium | The shadowy daughter...."

Part Of:

Collective Title: America. A Prophecy, Bentley Copy M

Date:
1793
Medium:
Color-printed relief etching in blue with pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (36.8 x 26.7 cm) and 9 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches (23.2 x 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in blue ink upper center: "PRELUDIUM"; in blue ink upper right: "1"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.2(3)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
branches | cave | chains | leaf | men | nudes | religious and mythological subject | roots | serpent | shackles | snake | text | trees | women
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3862
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