The gates of Paradise.
|Creator:||Blake, William, 1757-1827|
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Some plates water-marked "J. Whatman 1826."
Most of the plates are the same as in his "For children: The gates of Paradise" (engraved in 1793), but with alterations and additions.
The t.p. is of the variation with lines 5, 7-8 of the verses folowing the title reading: "Jehovahs finger Wrote the Law ... And the Dead Corpse from Sinais heat Buried beneath his Mercy Seat."
Imperfect: plate  ("The key of the gates", known in two variations) wanting.
21 pl. (incl t.p.) ; 34 x 25 cm.
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