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

Five Visionary Heads of Women

Additional Title(s):

Five Visionary Heads (Heads of Women)

Date:
1819 to 1820
Medium:
Graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
10 5/8 x 12 3/4 inches (27 x 32.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "These are heads he used | to see of deceased worthies | in vision [...]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "[...] Guiness"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1025
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
heads | portrait | portraits | profiles | sketches | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7239
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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]


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