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

The First Book of Urizen, Plate 11, "Two nostrils bent down to the deep . . . ." (Bentley 13)

Part Of:

Collective Title: The First Book of Urizen, Bentley Copy C

Date:
1794
Medium:
Color-printed relief etching in green with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches (30.2 x 24.4 cm) and Plate: 6 1/2 x 4 inches (16.5 x 10.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "12."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1430
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birds | butterfly | clouds | literary theme | moth | text | vines | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2356
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