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The Archangel Michael Foretelling the Crucifixion: PD.49-1950

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Current Location: In storage


The Archangel Michael Foretelling the Crucifixion


Draughtsman: Blake, William




History note: Painted for John Linnell (d. 1882); the Linnell Trustees; Linnell sale, Christie's, 15 March 1918 (154), bt. by Messrs Carfax for T.H. Riches (380 gns.); Mrs T.H. Riches (d. 1950)

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Bequeathed 1935.

Measurements and weight

Height: 502 mm
Width: 385 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: not before AD 1822 : Begun in 1822

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.49-1950
Primary reference Number: 17530
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 November 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 14 November 2023

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

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