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Macbeth and the Ghost of Banquo: PD.170-1985

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Object information

Titles

Macbeth and the Ghost of Banquo
A warrior in armour kneeling before a bearded Elder

Maker(s)

Blake, William (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: ? Mrs. Blake; ? Frederick Tatham; ? Joseph Hogarth, sold Southgate's, 7-30 June, 1854 part of lot 5082, bt. Edsall; ... Richard Johnson, sold Platt's 25, April 1912 (part of lot 702); sold Sotheby's, 28-30 May, 1934 lot 171, bt. Geoffrey Keynes

Legal notes

Accepted by H.M. Treasury and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum through the Minister of the Arts, in lieu of capital taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 378 mm
Width: 522 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 71 (not by Blake)
  • Location: Lower right

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.170-1985
Primary reference Number: 8867
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 12 March 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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