Portrait of the young William Blake
Blake, Catherine; draughtsman; British painter, 1762-1831
circa 1827 1831
graphite on paper
height, 155, mm
width, 104, mm
bequeathed; 1953; Marsh, Edward Howard
Said to have been given by Mrs Blake to a friend who sold it c. 1886 to Daniels (a printseller in Mortimer Street, London); bt. by Herbert P. Horne (d. 1916); acquired by E.H. Marsh in 1904.
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.p. 57-8
Keynes, Geoffrey. 1921. A Bibliography of William Blake.New York: p. 480
No. 5, pl. 10 facing p. 78.
Ellis, E.J.. Yeats, William Butler. 1893. Works of William Blake, Poetic, Symbolic and Critical.
III, reproduced frontispiece.
Wilson, Mona. 1927. Life of William Blake (1927).
Plate II, facing p. 12.
Object Number: PD.14-1953
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 17578; input: 2000-12-18; modified: 2017-05-19)