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Creator:
Print made by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian
after Thomas Phillips, 1770–1845, British
Related to William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Text by Robert Blair, 1699–1746, British
Published by Robert Hartley Cromek, 1770–1812, British
Title:
William Blake, Frontispiece
Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/4 × 13 1/2 inches (50.2 × 34.3 cm), Plate: 14 3/4 × 10 3/8 inches (37.5 × 26.4 cm), Chine collé: 14 3/8 × 10 1/4 inches (36.5 × 26 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:
B1978.43.1471
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2398
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