Nebuchadnezzar

Nebuchadnezzar

Nebuchadnezzar is a colour monotype print with additions in ink and watercolour portraying the Old Testament Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II by the English poet, painter and printmaker William Blake. Taken from the Book of Daniel, the legend of Nebuchadnezzar tells of a ruler who through hubris lost his mind and was reduced to animalistic madness and eating "grass as oxen". According to the biographer Alexander Gilchrist, in Blake's print the viewer is faced with the "mad ... more on Wikipedia

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