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William Blake, 1757–1827
The Entrance Front of Hayley's House at Eartham
Materials & Techniques:
Pen and black ink with watercolor and graphite on medium, smooth, beige wove paper
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 9 inches (14 x 22.9 cm)

Inscribed in brown ink lower right: "Sketched by | William Blake | vouched by | Fredr. Tatham"; inscribed on back in graphite lower center: "16 | c/w"; in graphite lower right: "IR383/9"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | branches | bushes | house | landscape | leaf | shrubs | trees
Associated Places:
Chichester | Eartham | England | Europe | United Kingdom | West Sussex
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IIIF Manifest:

William Blake - The Artist (Tate Britain, 2019-09-11 - 2020-02-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Art in Focus : John Flaxman Modeling Bust of William Hayley (Yale Center for British Art, 2010-02-04 - 2010-05-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

The Human Form Divine - William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-04-02 - 1997-07-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Andrew Loukes, William Blake in Sussex: Visions of Albion, Petworth House, London, p. 65, fig. 26, NJ18.B57 A12 2018 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

Nadia Tscherny, George Romney : Flaxman modelling the bust of Hayley, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1985 ?, pp. 1, 6, no. 6, V 0101 (YCBA) [YCBA]

William Blake, Tate Publishing, London, p. 113, cat. 88, NJ18.B57 M97 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Wilmerding, Essays in honor of Paul Mellon, collector and benefactor, Essays , National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC & Hanover, NH, 1986, p. 333, fig. 2, N7442.2 M455 1986 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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