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Vala, Hyle and Skofeld: P.709-1985

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Vala, Hyle and Skofeld
Jerusalem The Emanation of The Giant Albion

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

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Notes

History note: W. Graham Robertson, sold Christies, 22 July 1949, lot 88

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 155 mm
Width: 222 mm

Relative size of this object

22.2 m15.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1804 - 1818

Note

Plate 51

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Relief etching
White line method

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WB inv & S
  • Method of creation: Scratched
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Vala Hyle Skofeld
  • Location: Under the figures
  • Method of creation: Scratched
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.709-1985
Primary reference Number: 99096
Bindman: 530a
Bentley: 75
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 12 March 2021 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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