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

The Gambols of Ghosts According with Their Affections Previous to the Final Judgement

Additional Title(s):

Design for Blair's The Grave

Date:
1805 to 1808
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 3/16 × 12 1/2 inches (46.2 × 31.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "BLAKE | IR 157"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "X [...] | [...] | From the Grave | Dated Works 28 244 | Gilchrist. 72: page 247"

Watermark: t | IHS | IVILLEDARY"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Blake"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.18
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
churches | clouds | dancing | doors | fighting | floating | ghosts | literary theme | sketches | spires | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7235
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