Illustration to Blair's "The Grave" (first edition 1813); tombstones in smoke and flames; in the foreground a partially draped nude man kneels, his arms raised in the air, seen from behind; a gowned female figure, representing his soul, flies downwards from the sky and embraces him; a proof before title.  1808 Etching

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1894,0612.24

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Illustration to Blair's "The Grave" (first edition 1813); tombstones in smoke and flames; in the foreground a partially draped nude man kneels, his arms raised in the air, seen from behind; a gowned female figure, representing his soul, flies downwards from the sky and embraces him; a proof before title. 1808 Etching

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  • Illustration to Blair's "The Grave" (first edition 1813); tombstones in smoke and flames; in the foreground a partially draped nude man kneels, his arms raised in the air, seen from behind; a gowned female figure, representing his soul, flies downwards from the sky and embraces him; a proof before title.  1808 Etching

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  • Illustration to Blair's "The Grave" (first edition 1813); tombstones in smoke and flames; in the foreground a partially draped nude man kneels, his arms raised in the air, seen from behind; a gowned female figure, representing his soul, flies downwards from the sky and embraces him; a proof before title.  1808 Etching

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