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

Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 26, "A Cradle Song" (Bentley 16)

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 27, "A Cradle Song" (Bentley 17)

Part Of:

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

Date:
1789
Medium:
Relief etching printed in green with pen and 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 7/8 inches (11.4 x 7.3 cm), and Plate (verso): 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches (11.4 x 7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "15"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1560
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baby | branches | chair | children | cradle | crib | drapes | historical subject | infant | leaf | mother | sleeping | text | vegetation | vines | woman | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2505
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