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Creator:
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:

Satan Approaching the Court of Chaos

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Graphite Sketch

Date:
1784 to 1785
Medium:
Graphite with pen and gray ink and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
9 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches (23.5 x 33.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "8869"; in graphite, verso, upper right : "W. Blake"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1459
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | clouds | literary theme | men | nudes | religious and mythological subject | sash | shield | staff | women
Associated People:
Satan
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7224
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