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Goliath Cursing David (recto) A Pulcinello Frightening a Child (?) (verso)

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Provenance

Mrs. Blake, Frederick Tatham, sold Sotheby's 29 April 1962, bought Toovey for Henry Cunliffe, ? sold Sotheby's 11 May 1895 bought Keppel; David Keppel;, gift to MFA, Feb. 14, 1914 of David Keppel in memory of Frederick Keppel

Credit Line

Gift of David Keppel

about 1780–85

  • Attributed to William Blake, English, 1757–1827
  • Falsely attributed to
Catalogue Raisonné

Butlin 119a

Dimensions

30.2 x 48.2 cm (11 7/8 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

14.955

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink over graphite pencil

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