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The Blighted Corn: PD.162-1985

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Blighted Corn

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Blake, William

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Notes

History note: John Linnell, sold Christie's, 15 March 1918, (part of lot 205), bt. Parsons; sold American Art Association 22nd April 1924; bt. Brick Row Bookshop, New York, 1924; sold c. 1928 to Geoffrey Keynes

Legal notes

Accepted by H.M. Treasury and allocated to the Musuem through the Minister of the Arts, in lieu of capital taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 41 mm
Width: 96 mm

Relative size of this object

9.6 m4.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Study for plate 6 of Thornton's 'Virgil', c. 1820

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, pen and grey wash on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.162-1985
Primary reference Number: 8858
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 12 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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