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Infant Sorrow: P.686-1985

Object information

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Infant Sorrow
Songs of Experience


Printmaker: Blake, William




History note: From the collection of Sydney Morse, sold at Christie's 19th March 1937. Lot 45.

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


Production date: circa AD 1831


Posthumous impression. 5 Plates bound together.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red-brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 112 mm Width 71 mm
Sheet Height 200 mm Width 166 mm

Techniques used in production

Relief etching

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.686-1985
Primary reference Number: 118270
Bindman: 246
Bentley: 139 A
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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