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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
after John Theodore Heins, 1697–1756, German, active in Britain (from 1720)
Text by William Hayley, 1745–1820, British
Published by Joseph Johnson, 1738–1809, British
Title:

Mrs Cowper Mother of the Poet

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: 6 1/4 × 5 1/8 inches (15.9 × 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "D. Heins Pinx"; lower right: "W Blake sculp"; lower center: "Mrs COWPER | Mother of the Poet | 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:
B1978.43.1655
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:7544
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