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

Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Plate 48, "The Sick Rose" (Bentley 39)

Part Of:

Collective Title: Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Bentley Copy L

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 3/8 x 2 3/4 inches (11.1 x 7 cm), and Spine: 7 3/8 inches (18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink upper right: "48"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.13(48)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bush | flowers (plants) | historical subject | literary theme | rose (plant) | text | thorns | vines | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3770
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