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

Young's Night Thoughts, Page 23, "We Censure Nature for a Span Too Short"

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Complaint and The Consolation; or, Night Thoughts, by Edward Young

Date:
1797
Medium:
Etching and line engraving with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Spine: 17 1/2 inches (44.5 cm), Sheet: 16 1/2 x 12 7/8 inches (41.9 x 32.7 cm), and Plate: 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (39.4 x 31.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.10(13)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | baby | bed | bed | children | drapes | family | father | literary theme | man | men | mother | nudes | religious and mythological subject | text | wings | woman | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3541
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