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Enitharmon slept: P.127-1950(30)

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Current Location: In storage


Enitharmon slept
Europe A Prophecy


Printmaker: Blake, William




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


1794 - 1821


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Materials used in production

Red ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 232 mm Width 166 mm
Sheet Height 304 mm Width 227 mm

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink
Hand colouring
Colour printing
Relief etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 12
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.127-1950(30)
Primary reference Number: 1014
Bindman: 176
Bentley: 33 K
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 February 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 20 February 2024

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

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