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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 2, Combined Title Page (Bentley 1)
Date:
1789 to 1794
Medium:
Relief etching printed in dark-brown with pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/8 x 5 inches (18.1 x 12.7 cm), Plate: 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches (11.4 x 7 cm), and Spine: 7 3/8 inches (18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink upper right: "2"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.13(2)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bending | bird | branches | fire | flames | literary theme | men | nude | text | trees | vine | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3739
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