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Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British, For Children. The Gates of Paradise, Plate 8, "At length for hatching ripe he breaks the shell", 1793
For Children. The Gates of Paradise, Plate 8, "At length for hatching ripe he breaks the shell"
- Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Spine: 5 1/2 inches (14 cm), Sheet: 5 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches (13.7 x 11.4 cm), Plate: 2 3/8 x 2 inches (6 x 5.1 cm)
Inscribed in brown ink, upper center: "7"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- angel | baby | children | clouds | eggs | historical subject | infant | text | wings
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- IIIF Manifest:
William Blake (Tate Britain, 2000-11-02 - 2001-02-04) [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]
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