The Death of Cleopatra 

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Resource details

Resource ID

13810

Access

Open

Title

The Death of Cleopatra

Date of Original

1 December 1797

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Blake, William, 1757-1827, engraver

Format

1 leaf : illustration ; 18 x 10 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

Plate opposite page 292, in: Allen, Charles, -1793. A new and improved Roman history : from the foundation of the city of Rome to its final dissolution as the seat of empire, in the year of Christ 476, including a period of about 1228 years, from its commencement under Romulus. The second edition, embellished with four copper plates.

Size of image: 15 cm x 9 cm

The "four copper plates" were engraved by William Blake after designs of Henry Fuseli. Cf. Keynes, G. Bib. of William Blake, p. 244.

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Catalogue Number

Blake no.661

Copyright

Public Domain

Subject

Rome -- History

Sequence

0661

Contributor(s)

Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825, illustrator

Item

Art print

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