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The House of Death/The Lazar House, by William Blake

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An image of The House of Death/The Lazar House. Blake, William (British, 1757-1827). Colour printed monotype, finished in black chalk, body colour, watercolour, point of the brush, Indian ink and heightened with white, height 479 mm, width 603 mm, circa 1795. The print illustrates Milton's 'Paradise Lost', XI, 477-93.

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The House of Death/The Lazar House. Blake, William (British, 1757-1827). Colour printed monotype, finished in black chalk, body colour, watercolour, point of the brush, Indian ink and heightened with white, height 479 mm, width 603 mm, circa 1795. The print illustrates Milton's 'Paradise Lost', XI, 477-93.

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  • Accession Number: 1769
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 50
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 813 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 209.38kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2013:08:13 14:18:51

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18th Century bearded beards Blake British School dead death deceased dying Fitz_PDP grief illustration lying lying down male nude man Milton monotype nude Paradise Lost poem poetry poets print Romanticism sorrow watercolour William Blake

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