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The House of Death: 1769

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Current Location: In storage


The House of Death
The Lazar House


Printmaker: Blake, William




The print illustrates Milton's 'Paradise Lost', XI, 477-93.


History note: From the collection of William Linnell; and T.H. Riches.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1935) by Riches, Thomas Henry


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1795

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Materials used in production

Coloured ink
Point of the brush
Black chalk
Indian ink

Components of the work

Frame Depth 25 mm Height 651 mm Width 855 mm
Paper Height 479 mm Width 603 mm

Techniques used in production

Monotype : Colour printed monotype, finished in black chalk, body colour, watercolour, point of the brush, Indian ink and heightened with white

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1769
Primary reference Number: 141211
Bindman: 335
Bindman (1979): 17
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 February 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 20 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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