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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:
The Day of Judgment
Date:
1808, published 1813
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 × 11 3/8 inches (38.1 × 28.9 cm), Plate: 12 1/2 × 9 3/4 inches (31.8 × 24.8 cm), and Image: 11 × 8 3/4 inches (27.9 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettrered upper right: "P.28"; below image, lower center: "The Day of Judgment | London, Published 1 March 1813, by R. Ackermann 101 Strand"; lower left: "Drawn by W. Blake"; lower right: "Etched by L.Schiavonetti"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.8.8
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | apocalyptic art | Ascent | awe | babies | books | Christianity | clouds | crowns | damned souls | demons | descending | elders | glorification | halo | harps | heaven | hell | Last Judgement | life | men | nudes | reaching | sorrow | swords | trumpets | wings | women | worship
Associated People:
Jesus
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23414
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