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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
after George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Text by William Hayley, 1745–1820, British
Published by Joseph Johnson, 1738–1809, British
Title:

William Cowper

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Life, and Posthumous Writings, of William Cowper

Date:
1803-1804
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Binding: 11 1/2 inches (29.2 cm), Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 11 3/8 × 9 inches (28.9 × 22.9 cm), and Image: 7 1/4 × 5 3/4 inches (18.4 × 14.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "From a Portrait in Crayons Drawn from the Life of Romney in 1792 Engraved by Blake 1802" | WILLIAM COWPER | Carmine Nobilem | Published November 5, 1802, by J. Johnson St Paul's Church Yard."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1653
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7542
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