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William BLAKE

Great Britain 1757 – 1827


Jerusalem plate 41 [recto] Europe: portion of frontispiece [verso] 1804-c1820 Description: (Albion in despair) [recto]

Collection Title: from Jerusalem the emanation of the giant Albion
Creation Notes: 1820, published
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, intaglio, watercolour relief etching in brown ink, pen and ink, watercolour Support: handmade wove rag paper
Impression: proof
Edition: edition c.5
Place Published: London: William Blake, 1820

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: recto: printed in image l.l. in brown ink (reversed) 'Each Man is in / his Spectres power / "Untill the arrival / of that hour. / When his Humanity / awake / and cast his Spectre / into the Lake";
Dimensions: sheet 13.2 h x 16.2 w cm image 13.2 h x 16.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.137AB