William Cowper, Author of "The Task"
Blake, William; printmaker; British artist, 1757-1827
Lawrence, Thomas; draughtsman; British artist, 1769-1830
Designed 1802, published 1803
Frontispiece to the second volume of The Life and Posthumous Writings of William Cooper, Esqr., with an introductory letter, to the Right Honourable Earl Cowper, by William Hayley, Esqr., Vol. I-III, Chichester: Printed by J. Seagrave, for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church Yard, London, 1803-1804.
black carbon ink; medium
height, 260, mm
width, 189, mm
bequeathed; 1985-04; Keynes, Geoffrey
Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes
signature; plate lower left; printed; T Lawrence R A: Ad vivum del: 1793
signature; plate lower right; printed; W. Blake sculp 1802
title; image lower centre; printed; William Cowper - / Author of "The Task"
Bentley; 468.3; 1977
Bindman, David. 1970. William Blake: catalogue of the Blake collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): W. Heffer and Sons Ltd.
P.558-1985; William Cowper
P.561-1985; William Cowper, Author of "The Task"
P.562-1985; The Weather-house, The Peasants Nest, Cowper's tame Hares, Puss Tiney & Bess
P.563-1985; The Weather-house, The Peasants Nest, Cowper's tame Hares, Puss Tiney & Bess
P.564-1985; Mrs Cowper, Mother of the Poet
Object Number: P.560-1985
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 31438; input: 2001-07-03; modified: 2008-02-28)