The Soul Hovering over the Body, Reluctantly Parting with Life, from The Grave, a Poem by Robert Blair,

Luigi Schiavonetti Italian

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The Soul Hovering over the Body, Reluctantly Parting with Life, from The Grave, a Poem by Robert Blair

Artist: Luigi Schiavonetti (Italian, Bassano del Grappa 1765–1810 London)

Artist: After William Blake (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Publisher: Rudolph Ackermann, London (active 1794–1829)

Date: March 1, 1813

Medium: Engraving

Dimensions: plate: 6 3/8 x 8 15/16 in. (16.2 x 22.7 cm)
sheet: 8 3/16 x 10 3/8 in. (20.8 x 26.4 cm)

Classification: Prints

Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917

Accession Number: 17.3.2395

Harris Brisbane Dick; Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Bindman 1978.470; Russell 1912.40.vi
Archibald G. B. Russell Engravings of William Blake. Boston and New York, 1912, cat. no. 40 vi.

David Bindman, Deirdre Toomey The Complete Graphic Works of William Blake. London and New York, 1978, cat. no. 470, ill.