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Hercules of Doedalus, Cupid of Praxiteles, Minerva of Dipoenus & Scyllis, Venus of Praxiteles, Jupiter Olympius, Minerva of the Acropolis: P.737-1985

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Hercules of Doedalus, Cupid of Praxiteles, Minerva of Dipoenus & Scyllis, Venus of Praxiteles, Jupiter Olympius, Minerva of the Acropolis
Sculpture

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 271 mm
Width: 205 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1816-02-01

Note

Book illustration.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Stipple

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SCULPTURE.
  • Location: Plate upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: PLATE I.
  • Location: Plate upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: Blake sc.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: London. Published as the Act directs, Febr. 1. 1816, by Longman, Hurst, Orme & Brown, Paternoster Row.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.737-1985
Primary reference Number: 31832
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 April 2023 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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