Artist William Blake, English, 1757-1827
  • And Like a Corpse Fell to the Ground
Date 1826
Medium engraving printed in black ink on chine collé
Dimensions Plate: 10 7/8 × 13 7/8 inches (27.6 × 35.2 cm)
Sheet: 15 1/2 × 21 5/8 inches (39.4 × 54.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund
Accession Number 42.120
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark, along lower left edge: [very small fragment]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, in reverse, lower right of image: The W[illegible]ot Lovers [illegible] Dantes Inferno Canto V
Inscribed, in pencil, lower right: 1
1942-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)