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

For the Sexes: The Gates of Paradise, Plate 3, "I found him beneath a Tree"

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 3/8 inches (34 x 23.8 cm), and Plate: 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 inches (7.9 x 6.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower center: "1. My eternal Man set in repose, | The Female from his darkness rose; | And she found me beneath a Tree | A Mandrake, and in her Veil hid me. | Serpent reasonings us entice, | Of Good and Evil, Virtue, Vice. | Blake's 'Key'."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.6(3)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
children | leaf | mother | text | trees | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3939
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