After William Blake

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After William Blake
1757-1827
"Time having passed us"
Black chalk and graphite, on tracing paper mounted on card.
15 x 11 11/16 inches (382 x 299 mm)
Gift of Mr. Herman Cohen.
1980.79:18
Provenance: 
Herman Cohen, Sandy Hook, Conn.
Notes: 

Copy on tracing paper by an unknown copyist of a design by William Blake to illustrate Edward Young's Night thoughts.

Summary: 

Design shows the bald and winged figure of Time, viewed from behind, with his wings spread; he is walking on a surface that looks like the edge of a globe.

Associated names: 

Cohen, Herman, former owner.
Young, Edward, 1683-1765. Night thoughts.

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