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And the Waters prevailed upon the Earth on hundred and fifty days: P.665-1985

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

And the Waters prevailed upon the Earth on hundred and fifty days

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Scott, William Bell
Draughtsman: Blake, William

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Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Geoffrey

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 268 mm Width 204 mm
Sheet Height 299 mm Width 248 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: And the Waters prevailed upon the Earth on hundred / and fifty days.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: William Blake - inv.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Etched by WBScott
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.665-1985
Primary reference Number: 31784
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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