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Creator:
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
after Nicholas Poussin, 1594–1665, French
Published by Robert John Thornton, 1768–1837, British
Title:

Illustrations of Eclogue I, Introductory, The Giant Polypheme

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Pastorals of Virgil

Date:
1821
Medium:
Wood-engraving and letterpress on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Spine: 7 1/8 inches (18.1 cm), Sheet: 4 1/8 x 7 inches (10.5 x 17.8 cm), and Image: 3 1/8 x 4 5/8 inches (7.9 x 11.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered upper left: "To face page 21."; upper center: "ILLUSTRATION OF ECLOGUE I. | INTRODUCTORY."; lower left: "Blake, del."; lower center: "THE GIANT POLYPHEME, FROM A FAMOUS PICTURE BY N. POUSSIN."; lower right: "B[...]field, sculps."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1720(7)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cattle | landscape | shepherds | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:63806
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