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Los and Enitharmon before serpent temple: P.710-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Los and Enitharmon before serpent temple
Jerusalem The Emanation of The Giant Albion


Printmaker: Blake, William




History note: William Bell Scott (Lugt 2607); Mrs Graham Smith; Hon. Anthony Asquith; bought at Hodgson's in 1942

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 149 mm
Width: 227 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey


1804 - 1818


Plate 100

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Relief etching
White line method

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WBS
  • Location: Image lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Collector's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.710-1985
Primary reference Number: 689
Bindman: 579
Bentley: 75
Lugt: 2607
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 February 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 20 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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