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The Death of The Good Old Man
(c. 1805-1808); printed 1813
plate from The Grave, A Poem by Robert Blair, published by Rudolph Ackermann, London, 1813 (second edition)

etching and engraving
20.4 × 26.0 cm (image) 24.0 × 27.5 cm (plate) 26.0 × 29.4 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bentley 1977, 435C/D.10; Bindman 1978, 474
printed in ink (in image) l.c.: THE / NEW / TESTAMENT
printed in ink l.r.: Drawn by W. Blake.
printed in ink l.r.: Engraved by L. Schiavonetti.
printed in ink l.c.: The Death of the Good Old Man. / … Sure the last end / Of the good Man is peace! How calm His exit! / London. Published Mar. 1st [st in superscript over . ] 1813, by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Judith and Graham Ryles OAM in memory of Dr Ursula Hoff AO OBE through the Australian Goverment's Cultural Gifts Program, 2010
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display