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Creator:
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
after John Opie, 1761–1807, British
Title:

The Death of Juliet

Additional Title(s):

Romeo and Juliet Act IV Scene V

Date:
1799
Medium:
Etching on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches (24.4 x 14.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower right: [...]; inscribed on back in graphite upper left: "XCI | Opie"; on back in graphite lower center; "engraved by Wm Blake"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2011.28.8
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
death | literary theme | Romeo and Juliet, play by William Shakespeare
Associated People:
Romeo (character in Romeo and Juliet)
Juliet (character in Romeo and Juliet)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:64056
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