Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Print made by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian

after William Blake, 1757–1827, British

Text by Robert Blair, 1699–1746, British

Published by Cadell and Davies, 1773–1836, British

Title:
The Soul Exploring the Recesses of the Grave
Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Binding: 14 1/2 inches (36.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Lettered below image, lower left: "Drawn by W.Blake"; lower right: "Etched by L.Schiavonetti."; lower center: "The Soul exploring the recesses of the Grave. | 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:
B1978.43.1467
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
fire | grave | exploring | soul | moon | man | recesses | genre subject | candle
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2394