The Weather-house, The Peasants Nest, Cowper's tame Hares, Puss Tiney & Bess
Blake, William; printmaker; British artist, 1757-1827
Blake, William; draughtsman; British artist, 1757-1827
Illustration (p. 415) 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. With a quotation from The Task, Book I, line 200.
Letterpress on verso.
black carbon ink; medium
height, 220, mm
width, 159, mm
bequeathed; 1985-04; Keynes, Geoffrey
Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes
signature; centre left; printed; Blake d & sc
title; centre; printed; THE PEASANTS NEST
title; lower centre; printed; PUSS TINEY & BESS
title; lower centre; printed; Cowper's tame Hare's
address; lower centre; printed; Publish'd Novr. 5 1802 by J. Johnson St Pauls Church Yard
Bentley; 468.4; 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.560-1985; William Cowper, Author of "The Task"
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.564-1985; Mrs Cowper, Mother of the Poet
Object Number: P.563-1985
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
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