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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:

Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 40, "The Angel" (Bentley 41)

Part Of:

Collective Title: Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Bentley Copy F

Date:
1794
Medium:
Color-printed relief etching with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches (18.4 x 12.1 cm) and Plate: 4 3/8 x 2 5/8 inches (11.1 x 6.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "26"; in graphite, lower center: "40"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1571
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | branches | children | historical subject | infant | nudes | serpent | snake | text | trees | vegetation | wings | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2245
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