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

Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 6, "The Little Black Boy" (Bentley 10)

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 7, 'On Anothers Sorrow'

Part Of:

Collective Title: Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Bentley Copy F

Date:
1789
Medium:
Relief etching printed in green with pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches (18.4 x 12.1 cm), Plate: 4 1/2 x 2 5/8 inches (11.4 x 6.7 cm), and Plate (verso): 4 1/2 x 2 7/8 inches (11.4 x 7.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "5"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1550
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
branches | children | historical subject | men | river | shepherd | text | trees | water
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2483
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