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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 Cadell and Davies, 1773–1836, British
Title:
Death's Door
Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Binding: 16 inches (40.6 cm), Sheet: 15 3/4 × 12 1/4 inches (40 × 31.1 cm), Plate: 11 3/4 × 7 inches (29.8 × 17.8 cm), and Image: 9 5/8 × 5 1/2 inches (24.4 × 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "Drawn by W. Blake"; lower right: "Etched by L. Schiavonetti"; lower center: "Death's Door | London, Published May 1st. 1808. by Cadell & Davis, Strand"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1449
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barefoot | cane | crouching | death | door | elderly | light | literary theme | man | nude | religious and mythological subject | resting | rock | stone | The Grave (1743) | tomb
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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William Blake - His Art & Times (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-09-15 - 1982-11-14)

William Blake - His Art & Times (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982-12-03 - 1983-02-06)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2376
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