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The Reunion of the Soul and Body: P.527-1985

Object information


The Reunion of the Soul and Body
Plate 12 'The Grave' by Robert Blair


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


Production date: circa AD 1826


Spanish Edition from de Mora's Meditaciones Poeticas.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper Plate Height 301 mm Width 231 mm
Sheet Height 332 mm Width 249 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • 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.527-1985
Primary reference Number: 118162
Bindman: 476
Bentley: 435
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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

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