An Old Testament Prophet by William Blake

A sheet of drawings showing the prophet seated with the left arm raised and the right hand on a scroll at his side.

Details

Medium:
Pencil
Dimensions:
13 x 8 cm
Art Fund grant:
£30 ( Total: £30)
Acquired in:
1940
Vendor:
J Rimell & Son

The background has representations of the Crucifixion (right) and the Ascension (left). On the other side the drawing has been traced through and the subject is finished in more detail.

Provenance

Collection of Mr W T Spencer

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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