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A Divine Image: P.491-1985

Object information

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A Divine Image
Songs of Experience


Printmaker: Wright, John W
Printmaker: Blake, William (After)




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: on or before AD 1973


Facsimile. Mounted and bound with 5 postumous impressions from Songs of experience.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red-brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 111 mm Width 68 mm
Sheet Height 154 mm Width 104 mm

Techniques used in production

Relief etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: reconstituted and relief-etched facsimilie by John W Wright
  • Location: Lower right to left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.491-1985
Primary reference Number: 118274
Bindman: 269
Bentley: 139b
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Audit data

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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