Preliminary studies for Flaxman's illustrations to Hesiod's "Works and Days"; the 'Rising of the Pleiades' (Pl 18, line 353) with the reapers in the field, and below rough sketch of the 'Setting of the Pleiades' (Pl 19, line 384), with faint graphite sketches. c. 1807-1814 Pen and grey ink over graphite

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Thing

Made Of
paper
Type of Thing
drawing, print study
School
British
Subject
classical mythology
Techniques
drawn

People

Acquired From
Flaxman to The British Museum
About the Works Of
Hesiod
Depicted
Pleiades
Previous Owner
Blake, William
Artist
Flaxman, John

Place

In Gallery
British Roy PIV

Time

Acquired In
1862
Made
1807-1814

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