- Museum number
Object: Infant Sorrow
Object: Verso: A Little Girl Lost
Series: Songs Of Innocence and Of Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul
Series: Songs of Experience
Copy B, plate 33; an interior with a nude infant on a bed, half raising itself and lifting its hands upwards; a gowned female figure standing to the right, bending and reaching for the infant; above, 8 lines of verse beginning "My mother groand! my father wept". 1794
Colour relief etching in orange, red, black and brown, with added hand colouring
Verso: Copy B, plate 34; 34 lines of verse beginning "Children of the future Age"; illustrated with birds and, at the right margin, a tree. 1794
Colour relief etching in orange, black and brown, with added hand colouring
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Height: 110 millimetres (recto)
Height: 108 millimetres (verso. approx.)
Width: 68 millimetres (recto)
Width: 69 millimetres (verso. approx.)
- Curator's comments
- For commentary on "Songs Of Innocence and Of Experience" copy B, see 1932,1210.2.
On the verso, measurements are approximate as platemarks are not clearly visible.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- For acquisition notes see 1932,1210.2.
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