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Title:

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

Maker:

Blake, William; printmaker; British artist, 1757-1827

Category(s):

print; book

Name:

book

Date:

circa 1808

School/Style:

British

Production
Note:

27 plates on 15 leaves. Copy H

Technique(s):

relief etching
hand colouring
colour printing

Material(s):

coloured ink; medium
watercolour; medium
paper; support
velum; binding; with gilt decoration

Dimension(s):

height, sheet, 202, mm
width, sheet, 132, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1935; Riches, Thomas Henry

Notes:

Printed mainly in red, and richly painted with watercolours, heightened with gold; parts of the text illuminated with bright tints. Plate numbers added by Blake in red.

Alternative
Number(s):

Bentley; 98 H
Bindman (1979); 9; 1979

Exhibition(s):

Blake’s "Jerusalem". 2006-02-02 - 2006-05-14
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: Shiba

Documentation:

Bindman, David. 1970. William Blake: catalogue of the Blake collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): W. Heffer and Sons Ltd.

Accession:

Object Number: P.123-1950
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 118220; input: 2004-12-20; modified: 2012-06-01)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118220





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