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The Nativity: P.279-1941

Object information

Titles

The Nativity

Maker(s)

Scott, William Bell (Printmaker)
Blake, William (Draughtsman)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1941-12) by Palgrave, Francis, Rev. and Annora, Miss

Dating

Production date: AD 1875

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé Plate Height 228 mm Width 292 mm
Sheet Height 246 mm Width 311 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: William Blake inv.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: WB Scott Etcher 1875
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: F.T. Palgrave with W.B.S's lot
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.279-1941
Primary reference Number: 9164
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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