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

Socrates, a Visionary Head

Date:
ca. 1820
Medium:
Graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 x 7 1/4 inches (22.5 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Socrates"; in graphite, verso, lower center: "Gilchrist 72"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "Aspland 69"; in graphite, verso, lower right, circled: "1"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "K[...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.42
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | man | portrait | profile
Associated People:
Socrates
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7240
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