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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
Songs of Innocence, Plate 2, Title Page (Bentley 3)
Date:
1789
Medium:
Relief etching printed in brown with 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 3/4 x 2 7/8 inches (12.1 x 7.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.12(2)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bird | book | children | fruit | literary theme | mother | reading | seated | text | tree | vine | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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)

William Blake and the Age of Aquarius (Block Museum of Art, 2017-09-23 - 2018-03-11)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3706
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