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

Young's Night Thoughts, Page 23, "We censure nature for a span too short"

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Young's Night Thoughts, Page 24, "Time, in advance, behind him hides his wings"

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:
Spine: 16 3/4 inches (42.5 cm), Sheet: 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (41.9 x 31.8 cm), Plate: 15 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches (40 x 31.8 cm), and Plate (Verso): 15 5/8 x 12 1/2 inches (39.7 x 31.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1390
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | beds | children | drapes | family | literary theme | men | nudes | wings | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7463
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