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Creator:
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:

The Shepherd, from Songs of Innocence

Date:
ca. 1795
Medium:
Color-printed relief etching with pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 x 2 1/2 inches (7.6 x 6.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "3 x 2 1/2"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "[...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.1.2
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birds | boys | genre subject | grazing | literary theme | men | sheep | shepherds | staffs | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6143
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