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Portrait of the young William Blake: PD.14-1953

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Titles

Portrait of the young William Blake

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Blake, Catherine

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Notes

History note: Said to have been given by Mrs Blake to a friend who sold it c. 1886 to Daniels (a printseller in Mortimer Street, London); bt. by Herbert P. Horne (d. 1916); acquired by E.H. Marsh in 1904.

Legal notes

Through the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 155 mm
Width: 104 mm

Relative size of this object

10.4 m15.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1827 - 1831

School or Style

British

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Portrait of the young William Blake" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/17578 Accessed: 2022-12-07 14:42:41

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