Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tornado–Zeus Battling Typhon

Engraver:
William Blake (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Artist:
After Henry Fuseli (Swiss, Zürich 1741–1825 London)
Publisher:
John Johnson (London)
Date:
August 1, 1795
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
image: 8 5/16 x 6 11/16 in. (21.1 x 17 cm) sheet: 10 5/16 x 7 15/16 in. (26.2 x 20.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of William S. Lieberman, 2005
Accession Number:
2007.49.389
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate, lower left: "H. Fuseli R.A. inv."; lower right: "W. Blake sc."; below: "pub. Aug. 1, 1795 by J. Jonson..."
John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller; William S. Lieberman (American, Paris 1923–2005 New York), aquired from the preceding; Donor: William S. Lieberman (American, Paris 1923–2005 New York)Donor: Estate of William S. Lieberman
Russell 79b; Esson & Essick XXXVI; Bentley 450c; Weinglass 116
Archibald G. B. Russell Engravings of William Blake. Boston and New York, 1912, cat. no. 79b.

Geoffrey Keynes A Bibliography of William Blake. New York, 1921, cat. no. 108.

Roger R. Easson, Robert N. Essick William Blake: Book Illustrator: a bibliography and catalogue of the commercial engravings. Normal, Illinois, 1972, cat. no. XXXVI.

Gert Schiff Johann Heinrich Füssli, 1741-1825. Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft, Oeuvrekataloge Schweizer Künstler, 2 vols., Zurich and Munich, 1973, cat. no. 976: I, p. 533; II, p. 284, ill.

G. E. Bentley Blake Books: Annotated Catalogue of William Blake's Writings. Oxford, 1977, cat. no. 450c.

David H. Weinglass Prints and Engraved Illustrations by and after Henry Fuseli; A Catalogue Raisonné. Aldershot, Hampshire and Brookfield, Vermont, 1994, cat. no. 116, pp. 125-6, ill.



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