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On Homer's Poetry [and] On Virgil: P.711-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


On Homer's Poetry [and] On Virgil


Printmaker: Blake, William



Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1822


Four existing copies

This copy was made for John Linnell.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 130 mm Width 106 mm
Sheet Height 343 mm Width 245 mm

Techniques used in production

Relief etching

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.711-1985
Primary reference Number: 724
Bindman: 622
Bentley: 124 B
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 July 2023 Last processed: Friday 14 July 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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