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Jehovah and his Sons, Satan and Adam: PD.29-2020

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Jehovah and his Sons, Satan and Adam
Free Version of the Laocoön


Blake, William




History note: Mrs Blake; Fredrick Tatham, sold Sotheby’s 29 April 1862 to Harvey; Harvey by 1863; the old master print dealer, George Smith; Mrs Lucy Graham Smith; the Hon. Anthony Asquith; offered Hodgson’s 1942; bought before sale by GLK

Legal notes

From the collection of Sir Geoffrey Keynes. Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by HM Government from the estate of Stephen Keynes OBE and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2020) by H.M. Government


19th Century
Circa 1826 - Circa 1827

Components of the work

Sheet Height 540 mm Width 440 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pencil, pen and watercolour

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Laocoön
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.29-2020
Primary reference Number: 282324
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Audit data

Created: Monday 22 March 2021 Updated: Monday 19 February 2024 Last processed: Monday 19 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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