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Title(s):

Joseph making himself known to his brethren The Story of Joseph

Maker:

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

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

circa 1784 1785

School/Style:

British

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

Indian ink; medium
watercolour; medium
graphite; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

Indian ink and watercolour over graphite on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 405, mm
width, 561, mm

Acquisition:

bought; 1900; Dunthorne

Provenance:

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 (64); bt. by Dunthorne (for 11 gns)

Exhibition(s):

The Tempera Paintings of William Blake. 1951-06 - 1951-07
Venue: Arts Council, London
Catalogue number: 526

International Exhibition. 1862
Venue: South Kensington Museum, London
Catalogue number: 965

Royal Academy (1785). 1785
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 449

William Blake: Independence and Innovation. 1993-05-18 - 1993-08-17
Venue: Tate Gallery, London?

William Blake (1996). 1996-02-01 - 1996-04-07
Venue: Fundacion 'La Caixa', Madrid

The Works of William Blake (1876). 1876
Venue: Burlington Fine Arts Club, London
Catalogue number: 37

Documentation:

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 3.

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. 9.

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
N. 19.

Blunt, Anthony. 1959. The Art of William Blake.p. 11
N. 27.

Damon, S. Foster. 1965. Blake Dictionary.p. 224
'Joseph'.

Bentley, G.E., Jr. 1967. Tiriel.p. 14

Accession:

Object Number: 456C
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 17442; input: 2000-12-12; modified: 2012-04-24)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/17442





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