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Frontispiece: P.23-2018

Object information

Awaiting location update


Europe A Prophecy


Printmaker: Blake, William




Plate 1


History note: Earl of Crewe, sold 1903; E.J. Shaw; sale (Sotheby's) 29 July 1924, lot 157; bt. GLK

Legal notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2018) by H.M. Government


18th century
Production date: AD 1794

School or Style


Components of the work

Sheet Height 255 mm Width 185 mm

Techniques used in production

Relief etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.23-2018
Primary reference Number: 288401
Erdman: 2 and 7
Bentley: 5 and 10
Bindman: 167
Bindman (Blake): 520 i
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 2 June 2021 Updated: Monday 16 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 1 February 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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