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Joseph of Arimathea among the Rocks of Albion: P.391-1985

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Object information

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Titles

Joseph of Arimathea among the Rocks of Albion

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William
Engraver: Beatrizet, Nicolas (After)
Painter: Michelangelo Buonarroti (After)

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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, Geoffrey

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1773

Note

First state

The engraving is after a print attributed to Beatrizet from an unidentified figure in Michelangelo's fresco of the Crucifixion of St Peter in the Pauline Chapel.

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 258 mm Width 140 mm
Sheet Height 265 mm Width 157 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Engraved when I was a beginner at Basire, / from a drawing by Salviati after Michael Angelo
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.391-1985
Primary reference Number: 565
Bindman: 1
Essick: I I A
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 7 May 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 19 October 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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