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Astraeus and Aurora, from the book Compositions from the Works, Days, and Theogony of Hesiod

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William Blake; after John Flaxman, Astraeus and Aurora, from the book Compositions from the Works, Days, and Theogony of Hesiod, 1817, engraving on paper, The Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Graphic Arts Collection, public domain, 82.80.66

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Title

Astraeus and Aurora, from the book Compositions from the Works, Days, and Theogony of Hesiod

Related Titles

book title (original language): Compositions from the Works, Days, and Theogony of Hesiod

Artist

William Blake (English, 1757-1827)

after John Flaxman (English, 1755-1826)

Related People

author: Hesiod (Greek, active ca. 700 BC)

printer: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown (English, established 1699)

Date

1817

Medium

engraving on paper

Dimensions (H x W x D)

plate: 11 in x 8 15/16 in; sheet: 13 1/4 in x 10 1/8 in

Inscriptions & Markings

signature/maker's mark: no signature

inscription: Printed above the image, within the plate, upper center: ASTRAEUS AND AURORA.; lower center: THE MORNING TO ASTRAEUS BARE THE WINDS / OF SPIRIT UNTAMED, WEST SOUTH AND NORTH / Elton's Hesiod_Theogony; lower center, bottom: Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, London, Jan. 1, 1817

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Object Type

intaglio print

Culture

English

Credit Line

The Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Graphic Arts Collection

Accession Number

82.80.66

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Astraeus

Aurora

engraving

intaglio printing

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paper

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