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Title(s):

Har and Heva asleep with Mnetha guarding them Illustrations to Tiriel

Maker:

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

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

British

Technique:

pen and ink

Material(s):

ink; medium; ?
grey wash; medium
black chalk; medium; traces
paper; support

Technique
Description:

pen and grey wash over traces of black chalk on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 192, mm
width, 280, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1985; Keynes, Geoffrey

Provenance:

?Mrs Blake; ?Frederick Tatham, sold to Joseph Hogarth, sold Southgate's 7-30 June, 1854 part of lot 643 ('Twelve elaborate subjects, designed to illustrate a Work, the subject unknown'), bt. Morley; Elhanan Bicknell, sold Christie's, 29 April - 1 May 1863 lot 379, bt. Jupp; ... Mrs. Lucy Graham Smith; Hon. Anthony Asquith; sold before sale at Hodgson's, 1942 to 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

Related Object:

PD.13-1953; Har and Heva bathing: Mnetha looking on

Accession:

Object Number: PD.161-1985
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 8857; input: 2000-06-29; modified: 2014-04-09)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8857





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