Adam and Eve Sleeping (Illustration for Paradise Lost).
 Blake, William, 1757-1827

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Title:Adam and Eve Sleeping (Illustration for Paradise Lost)
Notes:

"For Blake, inspiration and vision are not to be learned: they can only be received. You either have them or you do not. He distrusted learning, artifice, the acquisition of skills, the attainments of reason...But he knew his Bible initmately, and professed himself a Christian." [from English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day, by Gordon Mursell. Westminster John Knox Press, 2001, p. 53]

Date:1808
Artist:Blake, William, 1757-1827
Building:Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Object/Function:Print
City/Town:Boston
State:MA

Scripture:Genesis 2:18-25
Person as Subject:Eve (Biblical figure)
Adam (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:BProp22
General Subject:Creation

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Attribution:Blake, William, 1757-1827. Adam and Eve Sleeping (Illustration for Paradise Lost), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=50200 [retrieved December 5, 2016]. Original source: http://www.mfa.org/.
Record Number:50200 Last Updated: 2010-11-09 14:28:17 Record Created: 2007-03-12 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:English spirituality: from 1700 to the Present Day
Author:Mursell, Gordon
Publisher:Westminster John Knox Press
Date:2001