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William Blake, 1757–1827, British

Abraham and Isaac

1799 to 1800
Tempera and pen and black ink on canvas
Sheet: 10 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches (26.7 x 39.4 cm)

Inscribed in brown tempera, lower right: "[...] WB"; in black tempera, lower right: "A[...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
altar | clouds | father | leaf | men | nude | pyre | ram | religious and mythological subject | sky | son | stones | tree | wood
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Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 5, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Geoffrey Keynes, Tempera paintings of William Blake, A critical catalogue , Arts Council of Great Britain, London, 1951, pp. 20-1, no. 12, NJ18 B57 K495 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 53 (v.1), no. 195, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 199 (v.1), no. 381, pl. 16, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 3 (v.1), no. 8, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

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