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Creator:
Prints made by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810
after William Blake, 1757–1827
Frontispiece after Thomas Phillips, 1770–1845
Text by Robert Blair, 1699–1746
Published by Robert Hartley Cromek, 1770–1812
Plates published by Thomas Cadell the younger, 1773–1836
Title:

The Grave, A Poem, by Robert Blair

Part Of:

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

Date:
1808
Materials & Techniques:
Etching and letterpress bound in full calf with marbled endpapers on moderately thick, slightly textured, laid paper and wove paper
Dimensions:
Binding: 16 1/8 inches (41 cm), Sheet: 15 3/4 × 12 1/4 inches (40 × 31.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed inside front flyleaf in graphite: "2971 | RZX | Proof Copy ([Fleming] 1250, also with portrait on India | paper & mounted, with smaller margins)

Lettered in gold on spine: "Blair's | Grave | Designs | by | Blake"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1445V
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chair | coat | cravat | literary theme | pen | portrait | religious and mythological subject | sitting | The Grave (1743) by Robert Blair (1699-1746) | vest
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:57554
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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) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]


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