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Death's Door

Death's Door
(c. 1805-1808)
facing page 32 in The Grave, A Poem by Robert Blair, published by Robert Cromek, London, 1808 (quarto issue)

etching and engraving
24.1 × 13.8 cm (image) 29.7 × 17.2 cm (plate) 34.3 × 27.5 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bentley 1977, 435B.11; Bindman 1978, 475; Butlin & Gott 44l
printed in ink u.r.: P.32.
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn by W. Blake.
printed in ink l.r.: Etched by L. Schiavonetti.
printed in ink l.c.: Death's Door. / 'Tis but a Night, a long and moonless Night, / We make the Grave our Bed, and then are gone! / 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