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Nurse's Song: P.675-1985

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Nurse's Song
Songs of Innocence

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

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Notes

History note: Acquired from Blake by the first Baron Dimsdale; sold for Major Thomas E. Dimsdale at Sotheby's, 24 November 1952, lot 99

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

Production date: AD 1789 : This copy was printed and coloured c. 1794.

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Blue ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 115 mm Width 76 mm
Sheet Height 198 mm Width 145 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Relief etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 24
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.675-1985
Primary reference Number: 644
Bindman: 226
Bentley: 139 R
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 November 2023 Last processed: Thursday 8 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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