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Creator:
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 48, "The Fly" (Bentley 40)
Date:
1794
Medium:
Color-printed relief etching 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) 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: "34"; in graphite, lower center: "48"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1579
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
badminton | branches | children | historical subject | leaf | mother | shuttlecock | text | trees | vines | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2525
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