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Portrait of William Blake from Gilchrist's life of Blake.: P.742-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait of William Blake from Gilchrist's life of Blake.

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Jeens, Charles Henry
Painter: Linnell, John (After)

Entities

Categories

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, Sir Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: AD 1863 : Published 1863 by Macmillan

Note

Proof before inscription

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 235 mm Width 172 mm
Sheet Height 424 mm Width 298 mm

Techniques used in production

Line engraving
Stipple

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Linnell Sculp. f.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Linnell's Portrait of Blake
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: To Theodore Martin [?] / H J Lane
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Dedication

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.742-1985
Primary reference Number: 31868
O'Donoghue: 1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 18 October 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 18 October 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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