Michael Foretelling the Crucifixion to Adam (Illustration to Milton's "Paradise Lost")

1808
William Blake (English, 1757–1827)


Catalogue Raisonné

Butlin 536 [8]

Dimensions

Sheet: 50.2 x 38.1 cm (19 3/4 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

90.101

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Milton’s Paradise Lost XII, 411 sqq.

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 bt. 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; acquired 29 April 1890

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution