Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British

Title:
The First Book of Urizen, Plate 1, "The First Book of Urizen." (Bentley 1)
Date:
1794
Medium:
Color-printed relief etching in orange-brown with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches (30.2 x 24.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1419
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
text | tombstone | gravestone | grave | book | literary theme | beard | roots | branches | men | writing (processes) | root | trees
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
William Blake (Tate Britain, 2000-11-02 - 2001-02-04)

William Blake (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000-03-26 - 2000-07-05)

The Human Form Divine - William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-04-02 - 1997-07-06)

William Blake - His Art & Times (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982-12-03 - 1983-02-06)

William Blake - His Art & Times (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-09-15 - 1982-11-14)

Publications:
William Blake, Libros profe´ticos, vol. 1, Atalanta, Vilau¨r, Spain, 2013, p. 279, PR4142 .S35 2013

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2345