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

Europe. A Prophecy, Plate 3, "Preludium"

Date:
1794
Medium:
Color-printed relief etching in dark brown with pen and black ink, oil and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper inlaid to size
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches (37.5 x 26.7 cm), Plate: 9 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches (23.8 x 17.1 cm), and Spine: 15 3/8 inches (39.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in gray ink upper right: "1"; inscribed on back in graphite center: "3"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.4(3)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
backpacks | knife | men | nudes | religious and mythological subject | rocks (landforms) | text | wings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3881
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Henry Crabb Robinson, Lives of William Blake, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, p. 116, NJ18.B57 A12 2020a (YCBA)


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