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The Sun at his Eastern Gate

William Blake, 1816 – 1820
The Sun at his Eastern Gate, William Blake
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The Sun at his Eastern Gate is a Symbolist Etching and Watercolor Print created by William Blake from 1816 to 1820. It lives at the The Morgan Library and Museum in New York. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Allegory. SourceDownload

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