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The Sick Rose: P.693-1985

Object information


The Sick Rose
Songs of Experience


Blake, William (Printmaker)
Tatham, Frederick (Printer)


History note: Bought in 1925 from Francis Edwards

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


Plate 39 (Bentley). Posthumous impression. 10 Plates bound together.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Image Height 112 mm Width 70 mm
Sheet Height 270 mm Width 183 mm

Techniques used in production

Relief etching

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.693-1985
Primary reference Number: 118277
Bindman: 257
Bentley: 139 L
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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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