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

For the Sexes: The Gates of Paradise, Plate 16, "The Traveller hasteth in the Evening"

Date:
1826
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Spine: 13 3/4 inches (34.9 cm), Sheet: 13 3/8 x 9 1/8 inches (34 x 23.2 cm), and Plate: 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 inches (6.7 x 4.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower center: "14. Thro' evening shades I haste away | To close the labours of my day. | Blake's 'Key'."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.6(16)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bushes | coat | hat | hedges | leaf | literary theme | men | religious and mythological subject | staffs (walking sticks) | walking | walking sticks
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3933
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