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

Songs of Innocence, Plate 30, "The Little Black Boy" (Bentley 10)

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Songs of Innocence, Plate 31, "The Voice of the Ancient Bard" (Bentley 54)

Part Of:

Collective Title: Songs of Innocence, Bentley Copy G

Date:
1789
Medium:
Relief etching printed in brown with pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 x 5 3/8 inches (19.1 x 13.7 cm), Plate: 4 1/8 x 2 5/8 inches (10.5 x 6.7 cm), and Plate (verso): 4 3/8 x 2 1/2 inches (11.1 x 6.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.8.12(17)
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | branches | children | crook, shepherd's | harp | kneeling | leaf | literary theme | men | nude | river | shepherd | staff (walking stick) | standing | text | trees | vines | water | women
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52500
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David Bindman, The Image of the Black in Western Art : From the " Age of Discovery" to the Age of Abolition, , vol. 3, part 3, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2010, pp. 9-10, 11, fig. 4, N8217.B535 I42 2010+ (YCBA) Citations are to Vol. 3, Part 3


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