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Title:

Agnes

Maker:

Blake, Catherine; painter; British painter, 1762-1831

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1800

School/Style:

British

Production
Note:

An illustration to M.G. Lewis's 'The Monk', published 1795.

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

tempera; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

tempera on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 14, cm
width, 15.3, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1985; Keynes, Geoffrey

Provenance:

Mrs. Butts; Thomas Butts Jnr.; Capt. F.J. Butts; his widow, sold April 1906, through Carfax to W. Graham Robertson, sold Christie's 22 July 1949, lot 82, bt. Walsh for Geoffrey Keynes

Acquisition Credit:

Accepted by H.M. Treasury from the estate of Sir Geoffrey Keynes and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum through the Minister of the Arts in lieu of capital taxes.

Inscription:

; verso; Agnes from the Novel of the Monk / Designed & Painted by Catherine Blake / and Presented by her in Gratitude and / Friendship to Mrs. Butts.; inscription by William Blake

Exhibition(s):

William Blake: Tempera Paintings. 1951
Venue: Arts Council, London
Notes: lent by Geoffrey Keynes
Catalogue number: 32

(Cambridge, 1951). 1951
Venue: Cambridge

Gothic nightmares: Fuseli, Blake, and the Romantic Imagination. 2006-02-15 - 2006-05-01
Organiser: Tate Britain, London?, England
Venue: Tate Britain, London?
Catalogue number: 66

Documentation:

Butlin, Martin. 1981. The Paintings and Drawings of William Blake.
no. C.1., plate 1191, with previous literature

Accession:

Object Number: PD.152-1985
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3114; input: 2000-03-20; modified: 2014-04-09)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3114





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