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Titlepage (The Skeleton re-animated)

Titlepage (The Skeleton re-animated)
(c. 1805-1808)
in The Grave, A Poem by Robert Blair, published by Robert Cromek, London, 1808 (quarto issue)

Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
34.3 × 27.5 cm (image and sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bentley 1977, 435B.1; Bindman 1978, 465; Butlin & Gott 44b
Inscription
printed in ink u.c.l.-l.c.l.: THE / GRAVE, / A Poem. / Illustrated by twelve Etchings / Executed / BY / LOUIS SCHIAVONETTI, / From the Original / Inventions / OF / WILLIAM BLAKE. / 1808.
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn by W. Blake
printed in ink l.r.: Etched by L. Schiavonetti.
printed in ink l.c.: London, Published May 1. 1808, by R. H. Cromek, No. (o in superscript over . ) 64. Newman Street.
Accession Number
3153-4
Department
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1954
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

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