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

Young's Night Thoughts, Page 15, "The longest night though longer far, would fail"

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Young's Night Thoughts, Page 16, "Oft bursts my song beyond the bounds of life"

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Complaint and The Consolation; or, Night Thoughts, by Edward Young

Date:
ca. 1797
Medium:
Etching and line engraving with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
16 3/4 inches (42.5 cm), 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches (41.9 x 32.4 cm), 16 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches (41.3 x 32.4 cm), and 16 x 12 3/4 inches (40.6 x 32.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1387
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birds | book | chains | floating | gowns | leaf | literary theme | lyres | men | night | reading | stars | text | thorns | vines | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7462
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