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'The Death Chamber', possible sketch for Jerusalem', plate 25: PD.179-1985

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Current Location: In storage


'The Death Chamber', possible sketch for Jerusalem', plate 25


Draughtsman: Blake, William




History note: ? Mrs Blake; ? Frederick Tatham, sold Sotheby's, 29 April, 1862 (part of lot 200 or 201); bt. Harvey; Harvey by 1863; ....; Parsons, offered 1911 and sold to Geoffrey Keynes

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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: 248 mm
Width: 326 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: in or before AD 1807 : Probable dates

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Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

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Accession number: PD.179-1985
Primary reference Number: 8884
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 November 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 14 November 2023

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

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