Saint Matthew and the Angel

Tempera, ink and pencil on canvas
37.2 x 25.7 cm (14 ⁵/₈ x 10 ¹/₈ inches)
C. 1799

Provenance

– Collection of Thomas Butts (commissioned and acquired to the artist) circa 1799
– Collection of Thomas Butts Jr., 1845 (by descent from the above)
– Collection of William Michael Rosetti, 1863
– Collection of William Bell Scott, 1876
– Sotheby’s London, Jully 14 1892, lot 238 (Sale of the Scott collection)
– Bernard Quaritch (acquired at the sale above)
– Collection of Mrs. William Emerson, may 1893
– Sotheby’s, May 19 1958, lot 12 (Sale of the Emerson collection)
– Collection of Lady Melchett (acquired at the sale above)
– Christie’s, November 9 1971, lot 71 (Sale of the Melchett collection)
– Piccadilly Gallery (acquired at the sale above)
– Galleria Gallatea, Turin
– Private collection, Turin

Literature

– Rough List, n°127, August 1892, Bernard Quaritch
– Miscellaneous Catalogue, n° 62, 1893, Bernard Quaritch
– The Paintings and Drawings of William Blake, Martin Butlin, n°396

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