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Rev. John Caspar Lavater: P.426-1985

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Rev. John Caspar Lavater

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William
Draughtsman: Unknown (After)

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 356 mm
Width: 280 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: AD 1800

Note

Third state

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Blake sculpt.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: REV. JOHN CASPAR LAVATER / of Zurich. Born 1741. Died 1801
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Pubd. May 1. 1800, by J. Johnson, in Saint Paul's Church Yard, London, from a Drawing in his Possession taken in 1787
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.426-1985
Primary reference Number: 892
Essick: XXIX 3J
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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