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Title:

Mrs Cowper, Mother of the Poet

Maker(s):

Blake, William; printmaker; British artist, 1757-1827
Heins, Dirck (John Theodore, Sr.); draughtsman; British artist, 1697-1756

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1802 1803

School/Style:

British

Production
Note:

Illustration (p. 4) to the first 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.

Technique:

engraving

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, 262, mm
width, 196, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1985-04; Keynes, Geoffrey

Acquisition Credit:

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Inscription(s):

signature; plate lower left; printed; D. Heins Pinx
title; plate lower centre; printed; Mrs COWPER / Mother of the Poet
signature; plate lower right; printed; W Blake sculp
address; lower centre; printed; Publish'd Novembr. 5. 1802 by J. Johnson St Pauls Church Yard

Alternative
Number:

Bentley; 468.2; 1977

Documentation:

Bindman, David. 1970. William Blake: catalogue of the Blake collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): W. Heffer and Sons Ltd.
No 636

Related Object(s):

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.563-1985; The Weather-house, The Peasants Nest, Cowper's tame Hares, Puss Tiney & Bess

Accession:

Object Number: P.564-1985
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 31470; input: 2001-07-03; modified: 2008-02-28)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/31470





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