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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
Young's Night Thoughts, Title Page, "Night the First, On Life, Death and Immortality."
Date:
ca. 1797
Medium:
Etching and line engraving with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Spine: 16 3/4 inches (42.5 cm), Sheet: 16 1/2 x 12 5/8 inches (41.9 x 32.1 cm), and Plate: 15 5/8 x 12 1/2 inches (39.7 x 31.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1380
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | beard | children | family | gowns | hand | literary theme | lyres | men | nudes | sceptres | text | women
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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The Human Form Divine - William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-04-02 - 1997-07-06)

The Romantic Print in the Age of Revolutions: Hero, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-01-23 - 2003-06-01)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2301
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