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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title:
The Book of Thel, Plate 4, "Why should the mistress . . . ."
Date:
1789
Medium:
Relief etching printed in brown with pen and ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 x 9 1/2 inches (30.5 x 24.1 cm) and Plate: 6 x 4 1/4 inches (15.2 x 10.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1337
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
flowers (plants) | gowns | leaf | literary theme | plants | text | trees | vines | willows | women
Access:
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Publications:
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William Blake, Libros profe´ticos, vol. 1, Atalanta, Vilau¨r, Spain, 2013, p. 69, PR4142 .S35 2013

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7220
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