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Inscription

upper right in ink: 9; bottom center in ink: "a Flaming Sword" / "Revolving every way"

Marks and Labels

verso, stamped in black ink: Lessing Julius Rosenwald (Lugt 1760b); stamped in black ink: National Gallery of Art, Rosenwald Collection (Lugt 1932d)

Provenance

John Varley [1778-1842], London. Sydney Morse [1854-1929], London; (his sale, Christie's, London, 26 July 1929, lot 19). Purchased by Lessing J. Rosenwald [1891-1979], Jenkintown, PA, 1930; gift to NGA, 1943.

Exhibition History
1961
Blake, New Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 1961, no cat.
Bibliography
1953
Kenyes, Geoffrey and Edwin Wolf. William Blake's Illuminated Books: A Census. New York: The Grolier Club of New York, 1953, no. 5, 86.
1978
Bindman, David. The Complete Graphic Works of William Blake. London: Thames and Hudson, 1978.
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