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Death's Door: P.514-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Death's Door
Plate 11 'The Grave' by Robert Blair

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Schiavonetti, Luigi
Draughtsman: Blake, William (After)
Publisher: Cadell & Davies

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1808

Note

Proof before the verse

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 300 mm Width 175 mm
Sheet Height 359 mm Width 282 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Death's Door
  • 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: London, Published May 1st 1808. By Cadell & Davis. Strand
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.514-1985
Primary reference Number: 118174
Bindman: 475
Bentley: 435
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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