- Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 4, "The Shepherd" (Bentley 5)
- Relief etching printed in green with pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches (18.4 x 12.1 cm), Plate: 4 3/8 x 2 3/4 inches (11.1 x 7 cm), and Plate: 4 3/8 x 2 5/8 inches (11.1 x 6.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "4"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- birds | boy | branches | grazing | hills | historical subject | leaf | men | sheep | shepherd | text | trees
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Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British, Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 4, "The Shepherd" (Bentley 5), 1789
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