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Frontispiece to Johann Kaspar Lavatar, Aphorisms on Man

Accession Number
1985/2.134

Title
Frontispiece to Johann Kaspar Lavatar, Aphorisms on Man

Artist(s)
William Blake

Object Creation Date
plate 1788

Medium & Support
engraving on paper

Dimensions
4 15/16 in x 3 1/8 in (12.5 cm x 8 cm);17 15/16 in x 14 in (45.5 cm x 35.5 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Physical Description
Print of a man sitting and ooking up toward a figure holding an inscribed sign with Greek letters.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
Figures
Text-based Art
books
chairs (furniture forms)
hourglasses
man
paper (fiber product)
seated

2 Related Resources

Art of the Enlightenment Era
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Occult Mysticism in Western Art
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)

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