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Joseph's brethren bowing down before him: 456A

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Current Location: In storage


Joseph's brethren bowing down before him
The Story of Joseph


Draughtsman: Blake, William




History note: First owner or owners not known; Walter E. Tiffin, his sale, Sotheby's, 29 February - 9 March 1860 (9th day) (1826), bt. by Palser for J.H. Chance; Lord Coleridge by 1862; Anne, Lady Coleridge, Christie's, 12 December 1898 (62); bt. by Dunthorne (for 11 gns)

Measurements and weight

Height: 403 mm
Width: 562 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1900) by Dunthorne


Circa 1784 CE - 1785 CE

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Materials used in production

Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Indian ink and watercolour over graphite on paper

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 456A
Primary reference Number: 17430
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 November 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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