Nora S. UNWIN (1907-1982)
Wood engraving, 1932
Signed, titled and numbered 5/30
142 x 95 mm.
Inspired by William Blake’s poem. Purchased by the British Museum for its permanent collection.
INFANT JOY by William Blake
I have no name/I am but two days old.-/What shall I call thee?/ I happy am/Joy is my name,-/Sweet joy befall thee!
Pretty joy!/Sweet joy but two days old,/Sweet joy I call thee;/Thou dost smile./I sing the while/Sweet joy befall thee. –