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

Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 8, "The Ecchoing Green" (Bentley 6)

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 9, "The Ecchoing Green" (Bentley 7)

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 3/8 x 2 7/8 inches (11.1 x 7.3 cm), and Plate (verso): 4 3/8 x 2 3/4 inches (11.1 x 7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "6"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1551
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ball | bat | branches | children | food | fruit | historical subject | hoop | kite | men | stick | text | trees | vine | walking | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2485
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Michael Sanders, God Save the Ecchoing Green: The Uses of Imaginary Nostalgia in Willilam Blake and Ray Davies, Visual Culture in Britain, 19, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England, p. 353, fig. 2, N6761 V57 (LC) (YCBA)


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