The Peasants' Nest: Cowper's tame Hares
- Part Of:
- Materials & Techniques:
- Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Binding: 11 1/2 inches (29.2 cm), Sheet: 11 1/8 × 8 1/2 inches (28.3 × 21.6 cm), Plate: 6 5/8 × 6 3/16 inches (16.8 × 15.7 cm), Image: 6 × 4 5/8 inches (15.2 × 11.7 cm)
Lettered inside image, lower center: "Peace to te Artist whose ingenious thought | Devised the Weather-house, that useful toy! | Fearless of humid air and gathering rains | Forth steps the Man, an emblem of myself. | More delicate him tim'rous mate retires | Task B1. Line 200 | The Peasant's Nest | lettered below image, lower center: "PUSS. TINEY & BESS | Cowper's tame Hare's | Publish'd Nov. 5 1802 by J. Johnson St. Paul Church Yard."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
William Blake - His Art & Times (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982-12-03 - 1983-02-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
William Blake - His Art & Times (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-09-15 - 1982-11-14) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]