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

Study for a Destroying Deity

Date:
1820 to 1825
Medium:
Graphite on medium, moderately textured, light gray, laid paper, mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/4 × 24 inches (45.1 × 61 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, verso, center: "This figure is a variant of the last | plate of the book of Urizen, which | was published in 1793 - T.E.L."

Collector's mark, lower left in black ink

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6079
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
destroying | man | throne
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7241
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