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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 16, "The Little Boy Lost" (Bentley 13)
Date:
1789
Medium:
Relief etching printed in green with 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 5/8 x 2 7/8 inches (11.7 x 7.3 cm), and Plate: 4 5/8 x 2 7/8 inches (11.7 x 7.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "10"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1555
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | boy | branches | children | darkness | flame | forest | gown | hat | historical subject | leaf | mother | text | trees | vegetation | vines | wings | woman
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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William Blake - His Art & Times (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-09-15 - 1982-11-14)

William Blake - His Art & Times (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982-12-03 - 1983-02-06)

British Vision - Observation and Imagination in British Art (Museum of Fine Arts Ghent, 2007-10-06 - 2008-01-13)

Publications:
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Robert Hoozee, British vision : observation and imagination in British art, 1750-1950, , Mercatorfonds Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels , Ghent, 2007, p. 344, no. 234, fig. 234, N6767 B78 2007 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2493
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