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Creator Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Title For the Sexes: The Gates of Paradise, Plate 20, "He meets his Saviour in the Grave . . . . "
Date 1826
Medium Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions Spine: 13 3/4 inches (34.9 cm) Sheet: 13 3/8 x 9 3/8 inches (34 x 23.8 cm) Plate: 4 1/8 x 2 3/4 inches (10.5 x 7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite upper center: "The first half of these supplementary | verses is wanting. They are supplied | under the figures to which they belong. | -- which see. /S./"; inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "3"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1992.8.6(20)
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms figures | literary theme | nudes | religious and mythological subject | text
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