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

The First Book of Urizen, Plate 26, "The Ox in the Slaughter House Moans...." (Bentley 25)

Part Of:

Collective Title: The First Book of Urizen, Bentley Copy A

Date:
1794
Medium:
Color-printed relief etching in orange-brown with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
10 x 7 1/8 inches (25.4 x 18.1 cm), 6 x 4 1/8 inches (15.2 x 10.5 cm), and 10 1/4 inches (26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite upper right: "22"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.5(26)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
literary theme | nudes | religious and mythological subject | serpent | snake | text | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3915
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