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Creator:
Print made by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian
after William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Text by Robert Blair, 1699–1746, British
Published by Rudolf Ackermann, 1764–1834, British
Title:

Death of the Strong Wicked Man

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Grave, A Poem, by Robert Blair

Date:
1808, published 1813
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/8 × 15 inches (28.9 × 38.1 cm), Plate: 9 3/8 × 11 inches (23.8 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 8 × 10 3/8 inches (20.3 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered upper right: "P12"; below image, center: "Death of the Strong Wicked Man | ... Heard you that groan? | It was his last. | London, Published March 1. 1813, by R. Ackermann 101 Strand"; lower left: "Drawn by W.Blake"; lower right: "Engraved by L. Schiavonetti"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.8.2
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
damned souls | death | dresses | flames | goblet | leaving | men | mourning | muscles | nudes | religious and mythological subject | sin | soul | strength | window | wine | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23392
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