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Three studies of Henry Fuseli; a study of leaves (?) Hops; Sheep by a tree: PD.207-1985.f2

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Three studies of Henry Fuseli; a study of leaves (?) Hops; Sheep by a tree
A study of a standing figure seen from behind; Two studies of drapery; upper part of a seated figure

Maker(s)

Blake, William (Draughtsman)
Palmer, Samuel (Draughtsman)

Description

One of three leaves from a sketchbook

Notes

History note: Samuel Palmer (?); George Richmond (?); Thomas Chevalier; by descent to his great-granddaughter, sold Sotheby's, 1 December 1910 (part of lot 126), bt. Tregaskis; Greville Macdonald; Francis Edwards, sold 1950 to Geoffrey Keynes

Legal notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Recto: Three studies of Henry Fuseli by Blake; study of sheep by Samuel Palmer; verso: standing figure by Blake; two studies of drapery by Palmer.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Page Size Height 107 mm Width 188 mm
Sheep Sketch Height 46 mm Width 38 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, brown ink framing, on paper; verso, graphite, pen and brown ink

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: framed by lines of brown ink

  • Text: drawn by Mr Blake
  • Location: Below centre sketch of Fuseli
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: A Portrait from memory of Fuseli; by Mr . B (probably in Richmond's hand)
  • Location: Above centre sketch of Fuseli
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Drawn by Mr Blake to show me / what Fusellis [sic] mouth was when a / young man --
  • Location: Below centre sketch of Fuseli
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: The Large Circular fold / contrasted very finely with / the little angular [sic] ones (in Palmer's hand)
  • Location: Verso, lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: A fold filled with the wind
  • Location: Verso, alongside right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.207-1985.f2
Primary reference Number: 8896
Previous number: PD.207-1985 folio 2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 5 November 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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