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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: P.123-1950

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Current Location: In storage


The Marriage of Heaven and Hell


Printmaker: Blake, William



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1935) by Riches, Thomas Henry


Production date: circa AD 1808


27 plates on 15 leaves. Copy H

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Materials used in production

Coloured ink

Components of the work

Binding composed of velum ( with gilt decoration)
Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 202 mm Width 132 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Colour printing
Relief etching

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.123-1950
Primary reference Number: 118220
Bentley: 98 H
Bindman (1979): 9
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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