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Creator:
Print made by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian
after Thomas Phillips, 1770–1845, British
Text by Robert Blair, 1699–1746, British
Published by Robert Hartley Cromek, 1770–1812, British
Title:

William Blake, Frontispiece

Part Of:

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

Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper with chine-collé
Dimensions:
Binding: 16 inches (40.6 cm), Sheet: 15 3/4 × 12 1/4 inches (40 × 31.1 cm), Chine collé: 14 3/4 × 10 3/8 inches (37.5 × 26.4 cm), and Image: 11 1/2 × 9 inches (29.2 × 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by T. Phillips R.A."; lower right: "Engraved by L. Schiavonetti V.A."; lower center: "William Blake | London, Published by R. H. Cromek, 64, Newman St. May 1st. 1808"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1445
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Blake, William (1757–1827), engraver, artist, and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2371
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The Human Form Divine - William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-04-02 - 1997-07-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]


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