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Lucifer and the Pope in Hell

Date: ca. 1794-1796
sheet: 7 13/16 x 10 13/16 in. (19.9 x 27.4 cm.)
mount: 7 13/16 x 10 13/16 in. (19.9 x 27.4 cm.)
Medium: etching/engraving color printed with gum or glue based pigments and hand finished with watercolors, pen and ink on wove[?] paper
Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Object Number: 000.125
Label Text:This print demonstrates Blake's sense of the interconnections between Biblical prophecy and contemporary politics. The triple-crowned Pope on the right is given the caricatured face of England's King George III. He will join in hell other fallen monarchs and soldiers overthrown by the French Revolution and its offspring.