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Hyperion ('The Bowman'), Study for Gray's 'Poems' page 46: PD.167-1985

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Current Location: Gallery 12: William Blake's Universe


Hyperion ('The Bowman'), Study for Gray's 'Poems' page 46


Draughtsman: Blake, William




History note: ....; H.B. Bright by 1863; ....; ?Lt. Col H.S. Drummond; sold Sotheby's, 29 January 1912 (part of lot 102); bt. W. Graham Robertson, sold Christie's, 22 July 1949 lot 77, bt. Hughes for Geoffrey Keynes

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

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Height: 198 mm
Width: 122 mm

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

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Support composed of paper

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Drawing : Graphite on paper

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Accession number: PD.167-1985
Primary reference Number: 8863
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 February 2024 Last processed: Monday 19 February 2024

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

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