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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
Title:

Death's Door

Part Of:

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

Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 5/8 × 13 3/4 inches (49.8 × 34.9 cm), Plate: 11 3/4 × 7 inches (29.8 × 17.8 cm), and Image: 9 5/8 × 5 1/2 inches (24.4 × 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "Drawn by W. Blake"; lower right: "Etched by L. Schiavonetti"; lower center: "Death's Door | 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:
B1978.43.1475
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cane | death | door | elderly | light | man | nude | rock | stone | The Grave (1743) | tomb
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2403
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