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Spring (second plate): P.674-1985

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Object information

Titles

Spring (second plate)
Songs of Innocence

Maker(s)

Blake, William (Printmaker)

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
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 105 mm Width 77 mm
Sheet Height 168 mm Width 127 mm

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink Hand colouring Relief etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 23
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.674-1985
Primary reference Number: 653
Bindman: 232
Bentley: 139 R
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 March 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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