William Blake The Primaeval Giants Sunk in the Soil 1824–7

Artwork details

Artist
William Blake 1757–1827
Title
The Primaeval Giants Sunk in the Soil
Date 1824–7
Medium Graphite, chalk, ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 372 x 527 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased with the assistance of a special grant from the National Gallery and donations from the Art Fund, Lord Duveen and others, and presented through the the Art Fund 1919
Reference
N03363
Not on display

Display caption

of the eighth circle of Hell. Blake depicts the thunder and lightning which draws Dante's

October 2000

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