File:William Blake Eve Tempted by the Serpent.jpg

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William Blake: Eve tempted by the Serpent  wikidata:Q23682889 
Artist
creator QS:P170,Q41513
William Blake: Eve tempted by the Serpent
Title
English: Eve Tempted by the Serpent
Object type painting
Description
Blake drew his inspiration for this scene from the book of Genesis in the Old Testament and from John Milton's epic poem 'Paradise Lost' (1667). Blake often experimented with painting techniques, and here the surface has flaked badly because of the poor adhesion between a glue-based paint and the copper support he used.
Date 1799-1800 (painted)
Medium Tempera painting ; tempera and gold on copper
institution QS:P195,Q213322
Current location
Paintings, room 82, case SOUTH WALL
Accession number
P.28-1953
place of creation Great Britain, United Kingdom (probably, painted)
Source/Photographer Victoria and Albert Museum

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