The Judgement of Solomon
Blake, William; painter; British artist, 1757-1827
tempera on copper
height, 26.7, cm
width, 38.1, cm
given; 1949; Robertson, Walford Graham
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
Given by the executors of Walford Graham Robertson (1867-1948), through the National Art-Collections Fund.
Bindman, David. 1970. William Blake: catalogue of the Blake collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): W. Heffer and Sons Ltd.
Goodison, J. W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 18-19
Preston, Kerrison. 1952. The Blake Collection of W. Graham Robertson, Described by the Collector.
Keynes, Geoffrey. 1957. William Blake's Illustrations to the Bible.
Object Number: PD.28-1949
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 776; input: 1999-12-21; modified: 2007-09-11)