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- Series: Milton: a Poem in 2 Books
Copy A, plate 33; "Robert"; resembles 1859,0625.29 ("William") but in reverse; a falling star hitting the right foot of Robert Blake, nude and leaning back with his torso pointing to the heavens; to the right, three steps. 1804-1811
Hand-coloured relief etching
- Production date
Height: 170 millimetres
Width: 113 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For commentary on the series "Milton: a Poem in 2 Books" see 1859,0625.1.
Robert Blake was William Blake's younger brother. They worked together, and after his death in 1787 Robert continued to exert an inspirational influence on Blake's work .
See also 1859,0625.14 and 1859,0625.29 for the design with the falling star landing on the foot.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2000/1 Nov-Feb, London, Tate Britain, 'William Blake'
2004 July-Oct, Cumbria, The Wordsworth Trust, 'Paradise Lost'
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- For acquisition notes see 1859,0625.1.
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