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The Meeting of a Family in Heaven: P.507-1985

Object information

Titles

The Meeting of a Family in Heaven
Plate 3 'The Grave' by Robert Blair

Maker(s)

Schiavonetti, Luigi (Printmaker)
After Blake, William (Draughtsman)
Cadell & Davies (Publisher)

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Geoffrey

Dating

19th century
Production date: circa AD 1808

Note

Proof

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 282 mm Width 157 mm
Sheet Height 369 mm Width 294 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The Meeting of a Family in Heaven
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Drawn by W. Blake
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Etched by L. Schiavonetti
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: London, Published May 1 1808, by Cadell & Davis Strand.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.507-1985
Primary reference Number: 118168
Bindman: 467
Bentley: 435
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Thursday 18 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Meeting of a Family in Heaven" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118168 Accessed: 2022-06-25 08:57:27

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