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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:
13 Etchings bound in green cloth portfolio on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/4 × 14 inches (51.4 × 35.6 cm), Portfolio: 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
Access:
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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] [Exhibition Description]


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