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A Divine Image: P.714-1985

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Current Location: In storage


A Divine Image
Songs of Experience


Printmaker: Blake, William
Printer: Tatham, Frederick



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


Production date: AD 1794 : This copy was printed c. 1831


Only posthumous impressions of this plate are known.

Rejected plate for "Songs of Experience"

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 112 mm Width 70 mm
Sheet Height 212 mm Width 159 mm

Techniques used in production

Relief etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Blake
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.714-1985
Primary reference Number: 657
Bindman: 269
Bentley: 139
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 November 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 14 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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