Joseph's brethren bowing down before him The Story of Joseph
Blake, William; draughtsman; British artist, 1757-1827
circa 1784 1785
Indian ink; medium
Indian ink and watercolour over graphite on paper
height, 403, mm
width, 562, mm
bought; 1900; Dunthorne
First owner or owners not known; Walter E. Tiffin, his sale, Sotheby's, 29 February - 9 March 1860 (9th day) (1826), bt. by Palser for J.H. Chance; Lord Coleridge by 1862; Anne, Lady Coleridge, Christie's, 12 December 1898 (62); bt. by Dunthorne (for 11 gns)
Bindman, David. 1970. William Blake: catalogue of the Blake collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): W. Heffer and Sons Ltd.p. 5
Cat. no. 1, Plate 1.
Keynes, Geoffrey. 1957. William Blake's Illustrations to the Bible.p. 6
Gilchrist, Alexander. 1863. Life of William Blake.p. 56
I, P. 56, II, p. 202, Cat. no. 7.
Gilchrist, Alexander. 1880. Life of William Blake (2nd Edition).
Gilchrist, Alexander. Robertson, W. Graham. 1907. Life of William Blake (3rd Edition).
Erdman, David V.. 1954. Blake: Prophet against Empire.p. 90
Blunt, Anthony. 1959. The Art of William Blake.p. 11
Damon, S. Foster. 1965. Blake Dictionary.p. 224
Bentley, G. E., Jr. 1967. Tiriel.p. 14
Object Number: 456A
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
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