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

Title:
Christ Descending into the Grave
Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/2 × 13 3/4 inches (49.5 × 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Lettered below image, lower left: "Drawn by W.Blake"; lower right: "Etched by L.Schiavonetti"; lower center: "Christ descending into 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:
B1978.43.1473
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
literary theme | religious and mythological subject | grave | flames | light | steps | key | Christ | descending | barefoot | The Grave (1743)
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2401