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Christ Accepting the Office of Redeemer (Illustration to Milton's "Paradise Lost")

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Inscription

Signed lower right: W Blake 1808

Provenance

Thomas Butts (1757-1845), England; Thomas Butts, Jr., sold 29 June 1853, Foster's (in 139 with No. 536 4, 9, 11, and 12) £17.66; purchased by J.C. Strange; B. Quaritch, Boston [offered catalogue 350 10 August 1883, May 1887, etc. (in 13842 with 32 others; see No. 84) £1,200]; purchased 29 April, 1890

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

1808

Catalogue Raisonné

Butlin 536(3)

Dimensions

49.6 x 39.3 cm (19 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

90.94

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors