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Har and Heva bathing: Mnetha looking on: PD.13-1953

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Har and Heva bathing: Mnetha looking on
Illustrations to Tiriel


Blake, William (Draughtsman)


History note: Possibly from the collection of Frederick Tatham (d. 1878); Joseph Hogarth; his sale, Southgate and Barretts, 8 June 1854 (643), bt. by Morley (probably for E. Bicknell); Bicknell sale, Christie's, 1 May 1863 (381), bt. by Herbert P. Horne (d. 1916) (for 9s); acquired by Edward Marsh (through Carfax Gallery) in 1904

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Through the National Art Collections Fund.

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Height: 181 mm
Width: 273 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1953) by Marsh, Edward Howard


Circa 1785 CE - 1789 CE

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Point of the brush, Indian ink and grey wash on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.13-1953
Primary reference Number: 17459
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 12 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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