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The Churchyard: PD.175-1985

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Titles

The Churchyard
A graphite outline of the same

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Blake, William

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Notes

History note: Mrs. Blake; Frederick Tatham; .... Quaritch, offered catalogue November 1882 (part of lot 346) and catalogue 350 (part of 13843), sold 30 June 1886 to W. Graham Robertson, sold Christie's, 22 July 1949 (part of lot 75), bt. Hills for Geoffrey Keynes

Legal notes

Accepted by H.M. Treasury and allocated to the Fitwilliam Museum, through the Minister of the Arts, in lieu of capital tax

Measurements and weight

Height: 150 mm
Width: 93 mm

Relative size of this object

9.3 m15 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1820 - 1825

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The Church Yard
  • Location: Below the design
  • Text: by William Blake Frederick Tatham (inscribed by Tatham)
  • Location: Lower right

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.175-1985
Primary reference Number: 8876
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 1 February 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "The Churchyard" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8876 Accessed: 2023-02-07 19:23:25

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