Har and Heva bathing: Mnetha looking on Illustrations to Tiriel
Blake, William; draughtsman; British artist, 1757-1827
circa 1785 1789
Indian ink; medium
grey wash; medium
point of the brush, Indian ink and grey wash on paper
height, 181, mm
width, 273, mm
bequeathed; 1953; Marsh, Edward Howard
Possibly from the collection of Frederick Tatham (d. 1878); Joseph Hogarth; his sale, Southgate and Barretts, 8 June 1854 (643), bt. by Morley (probably for E. Bicknell); Bicknell sale, Christie's, 1 May 1863 (381), bt. by Herbert P. Horne (d. 1916) (for 9s); acquired by Edward Marsh (through Carfax Gallery) in 1904
Through the National Art Collections Fund.
Bindman, David. 1970. William Blake: catalogue of the Blake collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): W. Heffer and Sons Ltd.p. 7-8
Cat. no. 3, reproduced pl. 5.
Gilchrist, Alexander. 1863. Life of William Blake.p. 254
II, cat. no. 156E
Gilchrist, Alexander. 1880. Life of William Blake (2nd Edition).
Gilchrist, Alexander. Robertson, W. Graham. 1907. Life of William Blake (3rd Edition).
Bentley, G. E., Jr. 1967. Tiriel.p. 20, 21, 23
(cont'd) pp. 24, 28, 33
Keynes, Geoffrey. 1921. A Bibliography of William Blake.New York: p. 24
Keynes, Geoffrey. 1957. Complete Writings of William Blake.p. 99-110
Raine, Kathleen. 1968. Blake and Tradition.New Jersey: Princeton University Pressp. 53-3
Butlin, Martin. 'Bicententenary of William Blake'.
Source Title: Burlington Magazine C (1958)
Blunt, Anthony. Blake's Pictorial Imagination.
Source Title: Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes VI (1943)
p. 194, 203
Raine, Kathleen. (Unknown; 1957).
Source Title: Huntington Library Quarterly XXI (November-1957)
PD.161-1985; Har and Heva asleep with Mnetha guarding them
Object Number: PD.13-1953
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
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