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The Ox in the slaughter house moans: P.707-1985

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Object information

Titles

The Ox in the slaughter house moans
The First Book of Urizen

Maker(s)

Blake, William (Printmaker)

Notes

History note: Carries collector's stamp of Richard Johnson; sold at Sotheby's, 28 May 1934

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 1794

Note

Plate 25

Proof

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Coloured ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 163 mm Width 103 mm
Sheet Height 255 mm Width 185 mm

Techniques used in production

Colour printing Relief etching

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.707-1985
Primary reference Number: 640
Bindman: 210
Bentley: 38
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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