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

Young's Night Thoughts, Page 1, "Swift on His Downy Pinion Flies from Woe"

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Complaint and the Consolation; or, Night Thoughts, by Edward Young. London, 1797, Bentley Copy N

Date:
1797
Medium:
Etching and line engraving with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
17 1/2 inches (44.5 cm), 16 3/4 x 13 inches (42.5 x 33 cm), and 15 5/8 x 12 3/8 inches (39.7 x 31.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.10(2)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | blanket | clouds | grass | literary theme | night | nudes | religious and mythological subject | sheep | shroud | sleeping | stars | text | vine | wings
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3548
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The Human Form Divine - William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-04-02 - 1997-07-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]


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