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Preludium: P.127-1950(22)

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 11: William Blake's Universe

Titles

Preludium
Europe A Prophecy

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

Entities

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Notes

History note: Coll. John Linnell (d. 1882); The Linnell Trustees; John Linnell Sale, 15 March 1918 (172); Bought by Messrs Carfax for T.H. Riches (for 750 gns.); Mrs T.H. Riches (d. 1950)

Legal notes

T.H. Riches died in 1935. Bequest received in 1950 on the death of his wife.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950-10) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

1794 - 1821

Note

Framing line in red around the plate

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Gold
Watercolour
Red ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 236 mm Width 172 mm
Sheet Height 305 mm Width 230 mm

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink
Hand colouring
Colour printing
Relief etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 4
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.127-1950(22)
Primary reference Number: 1003
Bindman: 169
Bentley: 33 K
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 February 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 20 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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