<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

Creator:
Print made by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian
after William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Text by Robert Blair, 1699–1746, British
Published by Robert Hartley Cromek, 1770–1812, British
Title:
Robert Blair, The Grave, Title Page
Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/4 × 13 1/2 inches (51.4 × 34.3 cm), Plate: 14 1/4 × 10 7/8 inches (36.2 × 27.6 cm), and Image: 13 × 10 inches (33 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image, upper left to lower left: "The | GRAVE, | A Poem. | Illustrated by twelve Etchings | Executed | by | Louis Schiavonetti, | From the Original | Inventions | of | William Blake, | 1808."; below image, lower left: "Drawn by W. Blake"; lower center: "London, Published May 1. 1808, by R.H.Cromek. No. 64, Newman Street"; lower right: "Etched by L.Schiavonetti | Proof Copy R.H.C. Price 5.5.0"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1472
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
flames | hornpipe | literary theme | man | nude | playing | religious and mythological subject | shroud | skeleton | The Grave (1743)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2400
Export:
XML | RDF
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.