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"Here I am, / Riding upon a black Ram...": 31.K.5-2

Object information

Current Location: In storage


"Here I am, / Riding upon a black Ram..."
Illustration to Joseph Addison's 'The Spectator" (essay 623)


Printmaker: Grignion, Charles (Attributed)
Printmaker: Le Bas, Jacques Philippe
Draughtsman: Hayman, Francis (After)




The book printed in eight volumes for Jacob and Richard Tonson, 1757.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1757


Engraved under the direction of Le Bas.

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: F. Hayman inv. et del.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: J. P. le Bas direxit
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Vol. VIII
  • Location: Plate upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: No. 623
  • Location: Plate upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: 31.K.5-2
Primary reference Number: 184395
BN Inventaire (18thC): 66-68?
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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