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William Blake walking: PD.180-1975

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Titles

William Blake walking

Maker(s)

Richmond, George (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Collection of Kerriston Preston Esq. according to whom the drawing came from the Richmond family

Legal notes

Accepted by the Treasury from the estate of the late Kerriston Preston and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 236 mm
Width: 188 mm

Relative size of this object

18.8 m23.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1975) by Standing Commission on Museums and Galleries

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( repaired tear centre right edge)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper, on false margin

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: GR
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: William Blake
  • Location: Lower left

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.180-1975
Primary reference Number: 13241
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 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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