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The Farmer's Treasure: 1606 f.26

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The Farmer's Treasure
The Cock and the Ass; The Ass and the Lap Dog

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Crane, Walter

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-12) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black ink
Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Page Size Height 179 mm Width 181 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen and black ink and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 2 colours
  • Location: Top
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 51
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: :THE.FARMER'S.TREASURE:
  • Method of creation: Black ink and red watercolour

Inscription present: monogram; the letter 'C' contains a profile view of a stylized bird, with a letter 'v' either side of its legs

  • Text: C v v
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Black ink and orange watercolour
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 18132
  • Location: Bottom
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 52
  • Location: Verso, upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 1 col
  • Location: Verso, top
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: crossed through

  • Text: Red key
  • Location: Verso, top
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: :THE.COCK.THE.ASS.&.THE.LION:
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink with yellow watercolour
  • Text: :THE.ASS.AND.THE.LAP.DOG:
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink and yellow watercolour

Inscription present: monogram; a letter 'C' contains a profile view of a stylized bird with a letter 'v' either side of its legs

  • Text: C v v
  • Location: Verso, lower left
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 18133
  • Location: Verso, bottom
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1606 f.26
Primary reference Number: 10118
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "The Farmer's Treasure" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10118 Accessed: 2023-02-08 11:47:59

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