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After Blake. A frontispiece to 'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell': PD.222-1985

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After Blake. A frontispiece to 'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell'


Draughtsman: Todd, Ruthven



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) by Keynes, Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1940

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink
Red ink
Gold paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Size Height 157 mm Width 106 mm
Border Size Height 164 mm Width 112 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with pen and black ink and gold paint, bordered on all sides by two lines of black ink and red ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: THE / MARRIAGE / of / HEAVEN / and / HELL
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Text: 2 (?)
  • Location: Upper right of drawing, outside border
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Text: By Ruthven Todd 1940
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.222-1985
Primary reference Number: 14008
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "After Blake. A frontispiece to 'The Marriage of Heaven and Hell'" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-12-02 00:56:12

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