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Visions of the Daughters of Albion: P.126-1950

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Current Location: Gallery 11: William Blake's Universe

Titles

Visions of the Daughters of Albion

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

Entities

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Notes

History note: Formerly bound with The Book of Thel and The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, sold at Sotheby's, 17 February 1890 (301); bought by Robson for £120; divided up, Visions of the Daughters of Albion sold to Alexander Mackay for £60; Mrs A. Mackay sale, Christie's 26 April 1921 (5); bought by T.H. Riches for £260.

Legal notes

T.H. Riches died in 1935. Bequest received in 1950 on the death of his wife.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950-10) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

Production date: AD 1793 : This copy was printed and coloured in 1815 or later.

Note

Contains 11 plates on 11 leaves, each plate with a framing line painted in red-brown.

Plate numbers I-II added by Blake

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Gold
Watercolour
Red ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 170 mm Width 118 mm
Sheet Height 281 mm Width 225 mm

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink
Hand colouring
Relief etching

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.126-1950
Primary reference Number: 624
Bindman: 133-143
Bentley: 213 P
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 February 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 20 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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