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Portrait of William Blake: P.534-1985

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait of William Blake

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Scott, William Bell
Draughtsman: Phillips, Thomas (After)

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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, Sir Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: AD 1895

Note

No inscriptions

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of India paper
Plate Height 190 mm Width 134 mm
Sheet Height 304 mm Width 226 mm

Techniques used in production

Line engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: India proof - only 2 done (from new plate)/ Oct '95
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.534-1985
Primary reference Number: 118252
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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