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Plate 1, Title-page: P.20-2018

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Plate 1, Title-page
A Small Book of Designs
The First Book of Urizen

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

Entities

Categories

Description

Lower half of Title page of The Book of Urizen. Colour-printed in relief etching and finished in pen and watercolour.

Notes

History note: Frederick Tatham; given to him by Mrs Blake; later in possession of Lord Killalinn; bt. by GLK Sotheby's 1947

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

Dating

18th Century
Production date: AD 1794

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Sheet Height 265 mm Width 185 mm

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink
Hand colouring
Relief etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: This coloured Print by Wm Blake was given to me by his Widow. Frederick Tatham Sculptor.
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.20-2018
Primary reference Number: 288404
Bentley: 1
Erdman: 1
Bindman: 289a
Bindman (Blake): 522 i
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 2 June 2021 Updated: Thursday 21 December 2023 Last processed: Thursday 21 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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