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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
Songs of Innocence, Plate 1, Frontispiece (Bentley 2)
Date:
1789
Medium:
Relief etching printed in brown with pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 x 5 3/8 inches (19.1 x 13.7 cm) and Plate: 4 3/8 x 2 3/4 inches (11.1 x 7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.12(1)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | boy | children | flute | Horn (Musical instrument) | literary theme | man | pipe | pipes | religious and mythological subject | sheep | shepherd | trees | trumpet | vines
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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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)

The Romantic Print in the Age of Revolutions: Hero, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-01-23 - 2003-06-01)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3694
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