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The Poems of Thomas Gray, Design 65, "The Bard."

Yale Center for British Art,

DESCRIZIONE

Verso: The Poems of Thomas Gray, Design 66, "The Fatal Sisters.", The Poems of Thomas Gray, Sheet: 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches (41.9 x 32.4 cm), Inscribed in black ink upper right: "13"; in graphite center: "x"; on verso in black ink upper center: "The Fatal Sisters | 1. The Three Fatal Sisters | 2. A Muse | 3. Sigtryg with the Silken beard | 'Persons of Horseback riding full speed toward | a hill & seeming to Enter into it' | 5. Iron sleet of arrowy shower | Hurtles in the darkend air' | 6. 'Shafts for shuttle dipd in gore | Shoot the trembling cords along' | 7. 'We the reins to Slaughter give' | 8. The Fatal Sisters riding thro the Battle. they | are called in Some Northern poems | 'Choosers of the Slain' | 9 'Hurry Hurry to the field' | 10. A Battle."
Accession number: B1992.8.11(33)
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)
Inscriptions: Inscribed in black ink upper right: "13"; in graphite center: "x"; on verso in black ink upper center: "The Fatal Sisters | 1. The Three Fatal Sisters | 2. A Muse | 3. Sigtryg with the Silken beard | 'Persons of Horseback riding full speed toward | a hill & seeming to Enter into it' | 5. Iron sleet of arrowy shower | Hurtles in the darkend air' | 6. 'Shafts for shuttle dipd in gore | Shoot the trembling cords along' | 7. 'We the reins to Slaughter give' | 8. The Fatal Sisters riding thro the Battle. they | are called in Some Northern poems | 'Choosers of the Slain' | 9 'Hurry Hurry to the field' | 10. A Battle."
Bibliography: 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|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|John Russell, Blake the Craftsman, Art, Sunday Times, Issue no. 7749, December 12, 1971, p. 27, Available online : Sunday Times Digital Archive|Yale Center for British Art, Wales, New Haven, 2014, pp. 14, 21, V2519 (YCBA)
Collection: Prints and Drawings

DETTAGLI

LICENZA : Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
ARGOMENTI : # in Arti / Stili artistici / Storia dell'arte e stili artistici: dal 1600 al 1800
TAG : tag: Drawing & Watercolor , Man , Men , Water , ocean , cliff , Trees , Harp , branches , sky , Sheep , literary theme , religious and mythological subject , sitting , Goats , Clouds , text , mountains , grass , shepherd
DATAZIONE: 1797 - 1798