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Enoch: P.397-1985

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Printmaker: Blake, William




History note: From the collection of E.J. Shaw, sold at Sotheby's, 29 July 1925, in lot 157.

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


1806 - 1812


Blake's only lithograph, known in only five impressions.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of brown paper
Sheet Height 105 mm Width 159 mm
Plate Height 69 mm Width 122 mm

Techniques used in production


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  • Text: W Blake inv.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.397-1985
Primary reference Number: 687
Bindman: 413
Essick: XV 1 C
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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