- 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), and 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
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- angel | baby | children | clouds | eggs | historical subject | infant | text | wings
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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
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