For Children. The Gates of Paradise, Plate 1, Frontispiece, "What is Man!"
- Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- 5 1/2 inches (14 cm), 5 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches (13.7 x 11.4 cm), and 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches (9.2 x 6.4 cm)
Inscribed in brown ink, upper center: "1"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- baby | botany | branch | caterpillar | children | historical subject | infant | leaf | science | text
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- IIIF Manifest:
William Blake (Tate Britain, 2000-11-02 - 2001-02-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
William Blake (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000-03-26 - 2000-07-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
The Human Form Divine - William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-04-02 - 1997-07-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
William Blake - His Art & Times (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982-12-03 - 1983-02-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
William Blake - His Art & Times (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-09-15 - 1982-11-14) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Denise Gigante, Life, organic form and Romanticism , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2009, between p. 114 and p. 115, pp. 140-41, Pl. III. 10, PR575.L54 G54 2009 (YCBA) [YCBA]