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The descent of Man into the Vale of Death

The descent of Man into the Vale of Death
(c. 1805-1808)
facing page 21 in The Grave, A Poem by Robert Blair, published by Robert Cromek, London, 1808 (quarto issue)

etching and engraving
23.8 × 13.5 cm (image) 27.6 × 16.8 cm (plate) 34.3 × 27.6 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bentley 1977, 435B.7; Bindman 1978, 471; Butlin & Gott 44h
printed in ink u.r.: P.21.
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn by W. Blake.
printed in ink l.r.: Engraved by L. Schiavonetti.
printed in ink l.c.: The descent of Man into the Vale of Death. / … 'Tis here all meet! / London Published May 1st. (st in superscript over . ) 1808, by Cadell & Davies Strand.
Accession Number
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1954
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Gallery location
Not on display