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Portrait medallion of James MacLean, by James Tassie

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An image of Portrait medallion of James MacLean. Tassie, James (Scottish, 1735-1799). Relief portrait of James MacLean in profile to right on an opaque white background, mounted in an oval, glazed pearwood frame, with a gilt edge next to the medallion, and a gilt-metal suspension ring at the top. Opaque white glass, height, frame, 15.6 cm, width, frame, 12.3 cm, dated 1796. Neoclassical. Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest.

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Portrait medallion of James MacLean. Tassie, James (Scottish, 1735-1799). Relief portrait of James MacLean in profile to right on an opaque white background, mounted in an oval, glazed pearwood frame, with a gilt edge next to the medallion, and a gilt-metal suspension ring at the top. Opaque white glass, height, frame, 15.6 cm, width, frame, 12.3 cm, dated 1796. Neoclassical. Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest.

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  • Accession Number: C.133-2015
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 797 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic 7.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 105.20kB
  • Exposure time: 1/15
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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18th Century _WF_Batchelor British School cameo cameo glass cameo head dated Fitz_AA frame framed Georgian glass James Tassie low relief male medallion neo-classical Neoclassical opaque oval portrait medallion portraits profile relief Scottish society portraiture white

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