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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:

The Counsellor, King, Warrior, Mother & Child, in the Tomb

Part Of:

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

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: 8 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (21.6 × 26.7 cm), and Image: 5 5/8 × 9 inches (14.3 × 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "Drawn by W.Blake."; lower right: "Etched by L.Schiavonetti"; lower center: "The King, Councellor, Warrior, Mother & Child, in the Tomb. | 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:
B1978.43.1454
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
burning | child | corpse | counselor | crown | death | flame | infant | king (person) | lamp | light | man | mother | scepter | scroll | sculpture | sword | The Grave (1743) | tomb | warrior | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2381
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