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Creator:
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
The Man Sweeping the Interpreter's Parlour
Date:
ca. 1822
Medium:
White-line metal cut engraving on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 x 9 1/8 inches (17.8 x 23.2 cm) and Plate: 3 1/8 x 6 3/8 inches (7.9 x 16.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "Extremely rare"; lower center: "'Sweeping the Interpreter's House,' From the Pilgrim's Progress, See [...] | [...] and Lord C[...] Sale Lot [...] 8"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.769
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | beard | broom | clouds | dust | literary theme | men | religious and mythological subject | steps | wings | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7245
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