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Blake’s autonomous newborn: Neonatal mortality in “Infant Joy” and “Infant Sorrow”

Zoya Gurm Detroit, Michigan, United States   Virgin and Child. Artwork by William Blake, 1825. Yale Center for British Art Paul Mellon Collection. Public domain.  William Blake (1757–1827) was an artist, poet, and progenitor of the Romantic era. Romanticism represents the artistic and intellectual movement responding to the Enlightenment, industrialization, and political revolutions of the […]