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Creator William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title A Visionary Head
Alternate Title(s) Verso: Sketch of a Monument
Date 1819 to 1820
Medium Graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 7 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches (19.1 x 14.3 cm)
Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Blakes writing on the | Back-"; in brown ink, lower center: "Drawn by William | Blake-"; in brown ink, lower right: "one of the heads of | Personages Blake used | to call up & see & sketch. | supposed rapidly drawn | from his Vision. | Frederick Tatham"; inscribed on verso in graphite, center right: "Scale of Ten Feet"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1975.4.43
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms face | figures | figure study | head | man | monument
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