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Title:

The Judgement of Solomon

Maker:

Blake, William; painter; British artist, 1757-1827

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

tempera; medium
copper; support

Technique
Description:

tempera on copper

Dimension(s):

height, 26.7, cm
width, 38.1, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1949; Robertson, Walford Graham

Provenance:

Thomas Butts (1759-1846); his son, Thomas Butts jr (d. 1905), and grandson, Captain F.J. Butts, (d. 1905); bought from the widow of Captain Butts, through the Carfax Gallery, London by Walford Graham Robertson, 1906; Robertson sale, Christie's, 22 July 1949 (16), bt in by his executors

Acquisition Credit:

Given by the executors of Walford Graham Robertson (1867-1948), through the National Art-Collections Fund.

Exhibition(s):

Original Works by William Blake...from the Graham Robertson Collection. 1949
Venue: Bournemouth Arts Club, Bournemouth
Catalogue number: 3

William Blake. 2000-11-09 - 2001-02-11
Organiser: Tate Britain, London?, England
Venue: Tate Gallery, London?
Catalogue number: 51

Documentation:

Bindman, David. 1970. William Blake: catalogue of the Blake collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): W. Heffer and Sons Ltd.
pl. 9

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 18-19
pl. 23

Preston, Kerrison. 1952. The Blake Collection of W. Graham Robertson, Described by the Collector.
pl. 30

Keynes, Geoffrey. 1957. William Blake's Illustrations to the Bible.
pl. 62

Accession:

Object Number: PD.28-1949
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 776; input: 1999-12-21; modified: 2007-09-11)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/776





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