Blake, William; printmaker; British artist, 1757-1827
Romney, George; draughtsman; British artist, 1734-1802
Designed 1802, published 1803
Frontispiece 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, 237, mm
width, 176, 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 and centre; printed; From a Portrait in Crayons Drawn from the Life by Romney in 1792.
signature; plate lower right; printed; Engravd [sic] by W Blake 1802
title; image lower centre; printed; William . Cowper . / Carmine Nobilem / Horace
Bentley; 468.1; 1977
Bindman, David. 1970. William Blake: catalogue of the Blake collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): W. Heffer and Sons Ltd.
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
P.564-1985; Mrs Cowper, Mother of the Poet
Object Number: P.558-1985
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 31433; input: 2001-07-03; modified: 2008-02-28)