The Sun at His Eastern Gate
Watercolor, over faint indications in black chalk, on paper.
6 3/8 x 4 13/16 inches (161 x 122 mm)
Purchased with the assistance of the Fellows with the special support of Mrs. Landon K. Thorne and Mr. Paul Mellon.
Signed, in pen and black ink at lower left, "W. Blake inv."
Thomas Butts; Richard Monckton Milnes, first Lord of Houghton; Earl of Crewe; Marsden J. Perry; Alfred T. White; Mr. and Mrs. Adrian van Sinderen.
The third of six illustrations for Milton's "L'Allegro".
Drawings removed from binding [B3 027 A11].