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Frontispiece, 'The Christian Triumph', illustration to Young's 'Night Thoughts'; youthful Christ pushing aside clouds in blaze of golden light, kneeling angels in left and right foreground. c.1795-7 Pen and black and grey ink, grey wash and watercolour, some graphite
Verso: Sketch of youthful Christ for recto
- Production date
Height: 420 millimetres
Width: 325 millimetres (approx)
- Curator's comments
- Engraved as the frontispiece to Night the Fourth on p 65 of the 1797 edition.
In set with 1929,0713.1-270
The series of watercolours was originally bound in two large volumes. At the end of the second volume were thirteen leaves with the text of Young's "Address to Holles"; these are kept, together with a sheet headed "Explanation of the Engravings" in a separate folder in the same case as the drawings (see Erdman, p.88, n.39).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2000 April-June, Helsinki City Art Gallery, 'William Blake'
2000 Sep-Nov, Prague Castle, 'William Blake'
2017 27 Aug-19 Nov, Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, All in All. The Conceptual World of the Mystical Philosopher Jakob Böhme
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Night Thoughts
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- For the history of the acquisition, see Dodgson's report to the Trustees dated 11 July 1929. It makes clear the crucial role that Geoffrey Keynes played in the acquisition.
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