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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
Young's Night Thoughts, Page 1, "Swift on His Downy Pinion Flies from Woe"
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 3/4 inches (41.9 x 32.4 cm), and Plate: 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (39.4 x 31.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1381
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | blanket | clouds | grass | literary theme | night | nudes | sheep | shroud | sleeping | stars | text | vine | wings
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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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:2303
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