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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 of the Strong Wicked Man
Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Binding: 16 inches (40.6 cm), Sheet: 12 1/4 × 15 3/4 inches (31.1 × 40 cm), Plate: 9 1/2 × 11 inches (24.1 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 8 1/8 × 10 1/4 inches (20.6 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "Drawn by W. Blake"; lower right: "Engraved by L.Schiavonetti"; lower center: "Death of the Strong Wicked Man | 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:
B1978.43.1450
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agony | barefoot | bed | broken | corpse | crying | death | flames | flying | goblet | literary theme | man | mourning | nude | pallet | religious and mythological subject | soul | The Grave (1743) | window | wine | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2377
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