- Christ Descending into the Grave
- Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 19 1/2 × 13 3/4 inches (49.5 × 34.9 cm), Plate: 11 × 8 inches (27.9 × 20.3 cm), and Image: 9 × 4 7/8 inches (22.9 × 12.4 cm)
Lettered below image, lower left: "Drawn by W.Blake"; lower right: "Etched by L.Schiavonetti"; lower center: "Christ descending into the Grave. | 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:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- barefoot | Christ | descending | flames | grave | key | light | literary theme | religious and mythological subject | steps | The Grave (1743)
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Print made by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian, Christ Descending into the Grave, 1808
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