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Christ descending into the Grave

Christ descending into the Grave
(c. 1805-1808)
facing page 1 in The Grave, A Poem by Robert Blair, published by Robert Cromek, London, 1808 (quarto issue)

Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
23.0 × 12.5 cm (image) 27.7 × 20.2 cm (plate) 34.3 × 27.5 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bentley 1977, 435B.2; Bindman 1978, 466; Butlin & Gott 44c
Inscription
printed in ink u.r.: P.1.
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn by W. Blake.
printed in ink l.r.: Etched by L. Schiavonetti.
printed in ink l.c.: Christ descending into the Grave. / Eternal King! whose potent Arm sustains / The Keys of Hell and Death. / London, Published May 1st. (st in superscript over . ) 1808. by Cadell & Davies, Strand.
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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