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The Soul exploring the recesses of the Grave: P.524-1985

Object information

Titles

The Soul exploring the recesses of the Grave
Plate 9 'The Grave' by Robert Blair

Maker(s)

Schiavonetti, Luigi (Printmaker)
After Blake, William (Draughtsman)
Ackermann, Rudolph (Publisher)

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1826

Note

Spanish Edition from de Mora's Meditaciones Poeticas.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper Plate Height 284 mm Width 157 mm
Sheet Height 362 mm Width 273 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LA CAVERNA
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Drawn by W. Blake.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Etched by L. Schiavonetti
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Pub. por R. Ackermann, Londres. y en Megico
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.524-1985
Primary reference Number: 118159
Bindman: 473
Bentley: 435
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Soul exploring the recesses of the Grave" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118159 Accessed: 2022-06-26 03:07:38

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