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A Poison Tree

1794
18th century
113 x 70 mm (4.4 x 2.8 in.)

William Blake, British (English), (1757–1827)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Relief etching printed in black ink on J. Whatman (1831?) paper
Print impression quality: Good
Series: from Songs of Experience
Edition: Edition printed ca. 1831, published 1831; probably from a book broken up by Weyhe Gallery, New York, ca. 1931 according to G. E. Bently, Blake Books, 1977, pp. 370, 429
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Charles Eliot Norton
Bibliography: Binyon 228; for relief etching, see Binyon pp. 9–16.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1937
Accession Number: 1937.D1.91

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This object has the following keywords:
  • death
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]

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  • plate Dimensions: 113 x 70 mm (4.4 x 2.8 in.)

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