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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 Day of Judgment

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: 15 3/4 × 12 1/4 inches (40 × 31.1 cm), Plate: 12 1/2 × 9 7/8 inches (31.8 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 10 7/8 × 8 3/4 inches (27.6 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "Drawn by W.Blake"; lower right: "Etched by L.Schiavonetti"; lower center: "The Day of Judgment. | 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:
B1978.43.1457
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | begging | book | chaos | Christ | climbing | cloud | death | flames | grave | heaven | hell | light | literary theme | nude | religious and mythological subject | soul | steps | The Grave (1743) | throne
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2384
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