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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.406
People
William Blake, British (London, England 1757 - 1827 London, England)
Title
Satan Watching the Endearments of Adam and Eve
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Adam and Eve in Paradise
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1806
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297859
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor, black ink, and graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
26.7 x 20 cm (10 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.406
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Martin Butlin, The Paintings and Drawings of William Blake, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT and London, England, 1981), no. 531, pl. 644

Martin Butlin and Ted Gott, William Blake in the Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (Melbourne, 1989), under no. 1, fig. 4

Jackie DiSalvo, ed., Blake, Politics, and History, Garland Publishers, Inc. (New York, NY and London, England, 1998), p. 17, fig. 8

Chikashi Kitazaki and Mina Oya, ed., Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., National Museum of Western Art (Ueno, 2002), cat. no. 35, repr. (color)

Exhibition History

Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 09/14/2002 - 12/08/2002

Adam and Eve, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/01/2018 - 01/06/2019

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