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Christ placed on the pinnacle of the Temple: PD.22-1950

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Object information

Titles

Christ placed on the pinnacle of the Temple
Paradise Regained

Maker(s)

Blake, William (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Bt. from Blake by John Linnell, 1825; Linnell trustees; Linnell sale, Christie's, 15 March 1918 (151), bt. by Messrs. Carfax for T.H. Riches (for 2,100 gns.); Mrs. T.H. Riches

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1935.

Measurements and weight

Height: 166 mm
Width: 133 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

Circa 1816 - 1818

Note

One of a series of 12 designs.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Watercolour
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, Indian ink, grey wash and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W Blake inv
  • Location: Lower right
  • Signature
  • Text: 10
  • Location: Bottom right, below picture

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.22-1950
Primary reference Number: 17524
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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