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Fear & Hope are - Vision: P.4183-R

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Fear & Hope are - Vision
For the Sexes: The Gates of Paradise, Plate 13


After Blake, William (Printmaker)
Blake, William (Publisher)

Measurements and weight

Height: 77 mm
Width: 66 mm

Relative size of this object

6.6 m7.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey


Production date: in or after AD 1793



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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Binding composed of leather ( red leather with gold gilding) Support composed of paper Sheet Height 312 mm Width 224 mm

Techniques used in production

Line engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Fear & Hope are - - Vision
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: 13
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 15
  • Location: Sheet lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4183-R
Primary reference Number: 118408
Bindman: 594
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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