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The Day of Judgment: P.510-1985

Object information


The Day of Judgment
Plate 8 'The Grave' by Robert Blair


Schiavonetti, Luigi (Printmaker)
After Blake, William (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1808


Proof before inscription

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of India paper Plate Height 314 mm Width 249 mm
Sheet Height 432 mm Width 293 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • 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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.510-1985
Primary reference Number: 118171
Bindman: 472
Bentley: 435
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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