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Joseph ordering Simeon to be bound: 456B

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Object information

Titles

Joseph ordering Simeon to be bound
The Story of Joseph

Maker(s)

Blake, William (Draughtsman)

Notes

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 (63); bt. by Dunthorne (for 11 gns)

Measurements and weight

Height: 405 mm
Width: 560 mm

Relative size of this object

56 m40.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1900) by Dunthorne

Dating

Circa 1784 CE - 1785 CE

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite
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: 456B
Primary reference Number: 17441
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 23 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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