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Ah Sunflower!

wood-engraving and screenprint
26.2 × 13.7 cm (image) 18.6 × 12.9 cm (image and text) 54.0 × 38.6 cm (sheet)
ed. 3/35
inscribed in pencil c.l.: Ah Sun-flower! 3/35
inscribed in pencil c.r.: Barbara Hanrahan 1983
printed in red ink l.l.-l.r.: Ah Sun-flower! weary of time, / Who countest the steps of the Sun: / Seeking after that sweet golden clime, / Where the travellers journey is done. / Where the Youth pined away with desire, / And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow: / Arise from their graves and aspire, / Where my Sun-flower wishes to go. / William Blake
Accession Number
Australian Prints / Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1983
© Estate of Barbara Hanrahan
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display