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Creator:
Print made by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian
after Thomas Phillips, 1770–1845, British
Related to William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Published by Rudolf Ackermann, 1764–1834, British
Title:
William Blake, Frontispiece
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) and Image: 11 3/4 × 8 3/4 inches (29.8 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image: "Painted by T. Phillips R.A. | William Blake | Engraved by L. Schiavonetti VA | London, Pubd. March 1, 1813, by R. Ackermann, 101 Strand."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.8.13
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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The Romantic Print in the Age of Revolutions: Hero, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-01-23 - 2003-06-01)

The Romantic Print in Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Carnegie Museum of Art, 2004-02-14 - 2004-05-09)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23422
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