Mrs Cowper, Mother of the Poet
Blake, William; printmaker; British artist, 1757-1827
Heins, Dirck (John Theodore, Sr.); draughtsman; British artist, 1697-1756
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.
black carbon ink; medium
height, 262, mm
width, 196, 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; 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
Bentley; 468.2; 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.563-1985; The Weather-house, The Peasants Nest, Cowper's tame Hares, Puss Tiney & Bess
Object Number: P.564-1985
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
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