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

Title:
America. A Prophecy, Plate 4, "Silent as despairing love...."
Date:
1793
Medium:
Relief etching printed in blue with pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (36.8 x 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in blue ink upper right: "2"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.2(4)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
text | vines | religious and mythological subject | trees | men | roots
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
William Blake - The Artist (Tate Britain, 2019-09-11 - 2020-02-20)

The Critique of Reason : Romantic Art, 1760–1860 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-03-06 - 2015-07-26)

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

Publications:
William Blake, Libros profe´ticos, vol. 1, Atalanta, Vilau¨r, Spain, 2013, p. 201, PR4142 .S35 2013

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3863