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'This exquisite painting was discovered in the Island of Sumatra': 889(17)

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

'This exquisite painting was discovered in the Island of Sumatra'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Dance, George II

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 149 mm
Width: 206 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown wash
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink, grey and brown wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'This exquisite painting was discovered in the Island of Sumatra'
  • Location: Lower edge
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 889(17)
Primary reference Number: 10195
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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 (2024) "'This exquisite painting was discovered in the Island of Sumatra'" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10195 Accessed: 2024-03-04 14:51:24

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10195 |title='This exquisite painting was discovered in the Island of Sumatra' |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-03-04 14:51:24|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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