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Creator:
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
Mary Magdalen at the Sepulchre
Date:
ca. 1805
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and black ink and gray ink on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches (43.8 x 31.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower right, circled: "inv | WB"; in graphite, lower center: "W. Blake del"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1794
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | Christianity | faith | halos | kneeling | men | religious and mythological subject | Resurrection of Christ | robes | sepulchres | shrouds | urns | veil | wings | woman
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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William Blake [Butlin] (Tate Britain, 1978-03-08 - 1978-05-21)

William Blake [Butlin] (Whitworth Art Gallery, 1978-06-10 - 1978-07-15)

William Blake - His Art & Times (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-09-15 - 1982-11-14)

William Blake - His Art & Times (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982-12-03 - 1983-02-06)

The Human Form Divine - William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-04-02 - 1997-07-06)

Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29)

The Critique of Reason : Romantic Art, 1760–1860 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-03-06 - 2015-07-26)

William Blake - The Artist (Tate Britain, 2019-09-11 - 2020-02-20)

Publications:
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Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 5, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

William Blake, Tate Publishing, London, p. 94, cat. 71, NJ18.B57 M97 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7233
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