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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 Soul Exploring the Recesses of the Grave

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: 15 × 11 3/8 inches (38.1 × 28.9 cm), Plate: 11 1/4 × 6 1/4 inches (28.6 × 15.9 cm), and Image: 9 1/4 × 4 5/8 inches (23.5 × 11.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettrered below image, lower center: "The Soul exploring the recesses of the Grave. | London, Published March 1st. 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:
B1974.8.11
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
archway | cave | curiosity | death | exploring | flames | gown | grave | man | moon | mountains | religious and mythological subject | shorts | soul | watching | woman | youth
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23419
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