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The Child of Nature: P.428-1985

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Titles

The Child of Nature

Maker(s)

Blake, William (Printmaker)
After Borckhardt, Charles (Draughtsman)
Borckhardt, Charles (Publisher)

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

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1818

Note

Two proof impressions printed on either side of the sheet

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Image: Height 380 mm Width 247 mm
Sheet: Height 441 mm Width 275 mm

Techniques used in production

Stipple

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The CHILD of NATURE
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Title
  • Text: Borckhardt delint.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: Blake sculp.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: Published by C. Borckhardt March 2nd. 1818
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Address

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.428-1985
Primary reference Number: 875
Essick: XXXVIII
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/875 Accessed: 2022-01-21 18:19:09

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/875|title=Print|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-01-21 18:19:09|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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