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The Death of The Good Old Man

The Death of The Good Old Man
(c. 1805-1808)
facing page 30 in The Grave, A Poem by Robert Blair, published by Robert Cromek, London, 1808 (quarto issue)

etching and engraving
20.2 × 25.8 cm (image) 23.9 × 27.3 cm (plate) 27.6 × 34.2 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bentley 1977, 435B.10; Bindman 1978, 474; Butlin & Gott 44k
printed in ink u.r.: P 30
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn by W. Blake.
printed in ink l.r.: Etched 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 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