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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
after Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769–1830, British
Published by Joseph Johnson, 1738–1809, British
Text by William Hayley, 1745–1820, British
Title:

William Cowper, Author of "The Task"

Part Of:

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

Date:
1802
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 3/4 × 6 1/2 inches (19.7 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image, lower center: "William Cowper- | Author of "The Task""; lettered below image, lower left: "T. Lawrence R.A.: ad vivum del: 1793."; lower right: W Blake sculp, 1802"; lower center: "Publish'd Nov 5 1802 by J. Johnson St Pauls Church Yard"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1668
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:7566
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