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

For the Sexes: The Gates of Paradise, Plate 9, "Alas!"

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 x 1 7/8 inches (7.6 x 4.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower center: "7. One dies! Alas! the living and dead! | One is slain! and one is fled! | Blake's 'Key'."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.6(9)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bushes | children | grass | hat | leaf | men | nudes | text | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3945
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