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Portrait of William Blake, seen full face: 828.f.37

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait of William Blake, seen full face

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Flaxman, John

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Notes

History note: John Flaxman, R.A. (d. 1826); Flaxman sale (remainder of his collection), Christie's, 11 April 1862, lot 450, bt. Mr Kibble; sold at Hodgson's, 25 January 1905, lot 372, bt. Quaritch; acquired from them by C.F. Murray, 1910

Measurements and weight

Height: 178 mm
Width: 210 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1916) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 26
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: Wm. Blake
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: Wm. Blake 1804
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 828.f.37
Primary reference Number: 10601
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 November 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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