Inscription

lower left: WB inv; lower right on mount in copperplate hand: Revns: [ch th 14th?]; across top: The Devil is Come Down; across bottom: And ... Serpent.

Provenance

Collection Butts. Collection Robson. Collection Newton. Lessing J. Rosenwald (Lugt Supp.1760b); gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1997
Six Centuries/Six Artists, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997.
1999
The Apocalypse and the Shape of Things to Come, British Museum, London, 1999, p. 254 (no. 29).
2002
La peinture comme crime, MuseƩ du Louvre, Paris, 2001-2002, 112-114, 346 n. 10, 358, no. 71.
2006
The Artist's Vision: Romantic Traditions in Great Britain, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007
Bibliography
1943
Mongan, Elizabeth. Selections from the Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1943: 101, repro.
1956
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 12-13, repro.
1960
Cooke, Hereward Lester. British Painting in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1960 (Booklet Number Eight in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 36, color repro.
1962
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 138, color repro.
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:362, color repro.
1975
Fine 1975, IV.A.13.
1978
Butlin, Martin. William Blake. Exh. cat. Tate Gallery, London, 1978: 187.
1981
Butlin, Martin. The Paintings and Drawings of William Blake. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981.
1982
Fine 1982, 16-18c.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 677, no. 1086, color repro.
1992
National Gallery of Art, Washington. Washington, D.C., 1992: 322, repro.
1993
Studies in Romanticism 32, The Graduate School, Boston University, (Summer 1993): cover illustration.
1993
World Tour (A review of worldwide business and technology news published by Dun and Bradstreet software), 3(January-March 1993).
1996
Woodard, Russell Main. Revelation--A Spiritual Study. Silver Spring, 1996: repro.
1998
Denny, Don. "Apocalypse." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:43
2002
Smith, Elise Lawton. Evelyn Pickering De Morgan and the Allegorical Body. Madison, 2002: fig. 76.