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Title(s):

A Druid Ceremony A rough sketch of two figures embracing

Maker:

Blake, Robert; draughtsman; British artist, 1762-1787

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

British

Technique:

pen and ink

Material(s):

ink; medium; ?
grey wash; medium
graphite; medium
laid paper; support

Technique
Description:

recto: pen and grey wash over graphite verso: graphite on laid paper

Dimension(s):

height, 212, mm
width, 320, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1985; Keynes, Geoffrey

Provenance:

?Mrs Blake; ?Frederick Tatham; ?Mrs. Alexander Gilchrist; ?H.H. Gilchrist, sold Sotheby's, 24 June 1903 (part of lot 37), bt. Carfax ; Edward Marsh, sold anonymously, Sotheby's, 17-18 July 1905 (lot 39); bt. Robinson; W. Graham Robertson by 1907, sold Christie's, 22 July 1949 (lot 81) bt. Walsh for Geoffrey Keynes

Acquisition Credit:

accepted by H.M. Treasury and allocated to the Museum through the Minister of the Arts in lieu of capital taxes

Inscription:

; verso; By Robert Blake - his brother

Accession:

Object Number: PD.159-1985
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 8854; input: 2000-06-29; modified: 2014-04-09)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 704083)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8854





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