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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
The First Book of Urizen, Plate 22, "Stretch'd for a Work of Eternity...." (Bentley 20)
Date:
1794
Medium:
Color-printed relief etching in orange-brown with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 x 7 1/8 inches (25.4 x 18.1 cm), Plate: 5 7/8 x 4 1/8 inches (14.9 x 10.5 cm), and Spine: 10 1/4 inches (26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite upper right: "18"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.5(22)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
children | darkness | fire | flames | infant | literary theme | nudes | religious and mythological subject | text
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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William Blake (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000-03-26 - 2000-07-05)

William Blake (Tate Britain, 2000-11-02 - 2001-02-04)

The Romantic Print in the Age of Revolutions: Hero, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-01-23 - 2003-06-01)

Publications:
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William Blake, Libros profe´ticos, vol. 1, Atalanta, Vilau¨r, Spain, 2013, p. 322, PR4142 .S35 2013

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3911
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