William Blake

Key works

  • William BLAKE
Dante running from the Three Beasts (1824-1827) 

illustration for The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno I, 1-90)
pen and ink and watercolour over pencil and black chalk
37.3 x 52.8 cm (sheet)
Butlin 812.1; Butlin & Gott 3

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1920
988-3

    William BLAKE
    Dante running from the Three Beasts (1824-1827)
    illustration for The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno I, 1-90)
    pen and ink and watercolour over pencil and black chalk
    37.3 x 52.8 cm (sheet)
    Butlin 812.1; Butlin & Gott 3
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1920
    988-3

  • William BLAKE
Arise, O Rintrah! (c. 1794-1795) 

plate 8 from Europe: A Prophecy 1794
relief etching and white-line etching printed in blue ink, with colour printing in opaque pigments, and finished with watercolour and pen and ink
23.5 x 16.7 cm (image and plate)
25.4 x 18.0 cm (border)
34.2 x 25.1 cm (sheet)
Bentley 33.11, pp. 153-4, 163; Bindman 175; Butlin & Gott 42

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1920
1028-3

    William BLAKE
    Arise, O Rintrah! (c. 1794-1795)
    plate 8 from Europe: A Prophecy 1794
    relief etching and white-line etching printed in blue ink, with colour printing in opaque pigments, and finished with watercolour and pen and ink
    23.5 x 16.7 cm (image and plate) 25.4 x 18.0 cm (border) 34.2 x 25.1 cm (sheet)
    Bentley 33.11, pp. 153-4, 163; Bindman 175; Butlin & Gott 42
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1920
    1028-3

  • William BLAKE
Antaeus setting down Dante and Virgil in the Last Circle of Hell (1824-1827) 

illustration for The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno XXXI, 112-143)
pen and ink and watercolour over pencil and black chalk, with sponging and scratching out
52.6 x 37.4 cm (sheet)
Butlin 812.63; Butlin & Gott 27

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1920
1012-3

    William BLAKE
    Antaeus setting down Dante and Virgil in the Last Circle of Hell (1824-1827)
    illustration for The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno XXXI, 112-143)
    pen and ink and watercolour over pencil and black chalk, with sponging and scratching out
    52.6 x 37.4 cm (sheet)
    Butlin 812.63; Butlin & Gott 27
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1920
    1012-3