[Update to “A Checklist of Blake Material in The Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection”]

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In the “Checklist of Blake Material in The Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection,”[e] published in Blake Newsletter 35, Volume 9, Number 3, Winter 1975-76, several items were listed in the personal collection of Lessing J. Rosenwald. With Mr. Rosenwald’s death and the transfer of the collections to Washington, these items have become the property of either the National Gallery of Art (NGA) or the Library of Congress (LC) as indicated in the list below. Specific institutional catalogue or accession numbers for these items are not available at this time.

Blake Newsletter Checklist Number Author or Artist Title
II, C, 12b, ii Blake after? “hand with candle” from Essays on Physiognomy not designated
II, C, 17 Darwin The Botanic Garden LC
II, C, 27 Hayley The Triumphs of Temper LC
II, C, 33 Emlen Proposition for a New Order in Architecture LC
IV, C, 1 Blake (several figures and horse in landscape), with variation of subject on verso NGA
VII, B, 1 Stothard Battle of Ain LC
VIII, C, 1 Flaxman (several studies for A Letter . . . Raising the Naval Pillar LC
VIII, C, 2 Flaxman (Kneeling figure leaning over a reclining figure), brief sketches on verso NGA
VIII, C, 3 Swinburne, trans. The Ghost of Abel LC
IX, B, 1 Blake Illustrations of Dante, restrike impressions Complete set in NGA; others privately distributed

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