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William Blake

6 of 10 portraits of William Blake

William Blake, by William Bell Scott, after  Thomas Phillips, 1881 (1807) - NPG D31872 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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William Blake

by William Bell Scott, after Thomas Phillips
etching, 1881 (1807)
12 1/2 in. x 10 in. (316 mm x 254 mm) plate size; 18 1/2 in. x 14 1/2 in. (471 mm x 369 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D31872


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  • William Blake (1757-1827), Visionary poet and painter. Sitter in 10 portraits, Artist associated with 5 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Thomas Phillips (1770-1845), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 215 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • William Bell Scott (1811-1890), Poet and painter. Artist associated with 3 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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  • NPG D32671: William Blake (impression from same plate as)

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