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Creator Print made by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian
after William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Text by Robert Blair, 1699–1746, British
Published by Rudolf Ackermann, 1764–1834, British
Title The Day of Judgment
Alternate Title(s) The Grave, A Poem, by Robert Blair
Date 1808, published 1813
Medium Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 15 × 11 3/8 inches (38.1 × 28.9 cm) Plate: 12 1/2 × 9 3/4 inches (31.8 × 24.8 cm) Image: 11 × 8 3/4 inches (27.9 × 22.2 cm)
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Lettrered upper right: "P.28"; below image, lower center: "The Day of Judgment | London, Published 1 March 1813, by R. Ackermann 101 Strand"; lower left: "Drawn by W. Blake"; lower right: "Etched by L.Schiavonetti"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1974.8.8
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3650762
People Represented or Subject • Jesus
Subject Terms angels | apocalyptic art | Ascent | awe | babies | books | Christianity | clouds | crowns | damned souls | demons | descending | elders | glorification | halo | harps | heaven | hell | Last Judgement | life | men | nudes | reaching | sorrow | swords | trumpets | wings | women | worship
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