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

The Grave, A Poem, by Robert Blair

Part Of:

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

Date:
1808
Medium:
13 Etchings bound in green cloth portfolio on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
20 1/4 × 14 inches (51.4 × 35.6 cm) and 21 1/2 × 14 3/4 inches (54.6 × 37.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed inside cover of portfolio: "1165 / MMX /"

Lettered portfolio cover on green morocco label in gold letters: "Blake's Illustrations | to | Blair's 'The Grave' | (Proofs)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1471V
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
Associated People:
Blake, William (1757–1827), engraver, artist, and poet
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:57556
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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]


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