Study for a Destroying Deity

William Blake1820 to 1825

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art

  • Title: Study for a Destroying Deity
  • Date Created: 1820 to 1825
  • Location Created: Felpham
  • Physical Dimensions: w53.3 x h44.8 cm
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1670865
  • Medium: Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
  • Subject: arms, sitting, man, throne, sketch, historical subject, destroying
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: Marks: Collector's mark lower left in black ink
  • Inscription: Inscribed in black ink, verso, center: "This figure is a variant of the last | plate of the book of Urizen, which | was published in 1793 - T.E.L."
  • Artist: William Blake