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

Title:
The Poems of Thomas Gray, Design 75, "The Fatal Sisters."
Date:
between 1797 and 1798
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and black ink and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with inlaid letterpress page
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches (41.9 x 32.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in black ink upper right: "9"; in graphite center: "x"; on verso in black ink upper left: "10"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.11(38)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | feathers | knights | mounting | men | women | lances | spears | bodies | dead | horses (animals) | literary theme | religious and mythological subject | text | arrows | helmets | swords
Currently On View:
Not on view
Publications:
Colin Cross, Blake revealed, William Blake : Discovery of a Masterwork , Observer, vol. 12, November 21, 1971, pp. 19-23, V 1245 Detached from Observer colour magazine

Arnold Fawcus, Unknown Watercolours by William Blake, Illustrated London News, vol. 259, No. 6881, December 25, 1971, pp. 45-46, 49-51, Available online: Illus London News Hist. Archiv

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3667