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Calisto: P.410-1985

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Titles

Calisto

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William
Draughtsman: Stothard, Thomas

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 243 mm
Width: 250 mm

Relative size of this object

25 m24.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1784

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Grey ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Stipple

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Calisto
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: W. Blake.f.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name
  • Text: Stothard del
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name
  • Text: The Grove around a grateful Shadow cast;/ She dropt her arrows, & her Bow unbrac'd;/ She flung her self on the cool grassy Bed/ And on the painted Quiver she rais'd her head.
  • Location: Lower left and right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.410-1985
Primary reference Number: 118541
Essick: XXVII 2D
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 October 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Calisto" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118541 Accessed: 2022-09-26 17:46:11

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