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Book/Printed Material The Theogony, Works & days, & the Days of Hesiod, engraved from the compositions of Iohn Flaxman, R. A., scvlptor.

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Title

  • The Theogony, Works & days, & the Days of Hesiod, engraved from the compositions of Iohn Flaxman, R. A., scvlptor.

Names

  • Flaxman, John, 1755-1826.
  • Blake, William, 1757-1827, engraver.
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
  • John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • London [Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1817]

Headings

  • -  Hesiod--Illustrations
  • -  Religious poetry, Greek--Illustrations
  • -  Didactic poetry, Greek--Illustrations
  • -  Agriculture in art
  • -  Gods, Greek, in art
  • -  Greece--In art

Notes

  • -  Dates of publication on plates, 1816 and 1817.
  • -  On plate 1: Compositions from the Works, Days and Theogony of Hesiod. Designed by John Flaxman ... engraved by William Blake.
  • -  Engraved throughout.
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1837
  • -  Keynes, G.L. Bibliography of W. Blake (New York, 1921), 131
  • -  LAC ael 2019-09-05 update (2 cards)
  • -  LAC ddw 2022-04-13 update (1 card)

Medium

  • 1 p.l., 37 pl. 28 x 44 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • NC1115 .F77
  • NC1115 .F77 Copy 2 Copy 2. Rosenwald collection. Imperfect: Title (on preliminary leaf) cut out and placed on cover.
  • NC1115 .F77 Copy 3 Copy 3. Batchelder collection. Imperfect: Title page and plate 37 wanting.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 22014110

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf
  • online text

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Flaxman, John, William Blake, Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, and John Davis Batchelder Collection. The Theogony, Works & days, & the Days of Hesiod, engraved from the compositions of Iohn Flaxman, R. A., scvlptor. [London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1817] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/22014110/.

APA citation style:

Flaxman, J., Blake, W., Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection & John Davis Batchelder Collection. (1817) The Theogony, Works & days, & the Days of Hesiod, engraved from the compositions of Iohn Flaxman, R. A., scvlptor. [London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/22014110/.

MLA citation style:

Flaxman, John, et al. The Theogony, Works & days, & the Days of Hesiod, engraved from the compositions of Iohn Flaxman, R. A., scvlptor. [London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1817] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/22014110/>.