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William Blake: P.743-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


William Blake


Printmaker: Schiavonetti, Luigi
Painter: Phillips, Thomas (After)



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


Circa 1803 - Circa 1808


Unfinished proof

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 374 mm Width 263 mm
Sheet Height 414 mm Width 290 mm

Techniques used in production

Line engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Painted by T. Phillips William Blake. Engraver. Engraved by L. Schiavonetti/ Published 1803
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.743-1985
Primary reference Number: 31869
O'Donoghue: 2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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