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Hôtel de Sens, Paris, exterior, 1831: 1342a

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Hôtel de Sens, Paris, exterior, 1831


Draughtsman: Davis, John Scarlett




History note: Bought by J.R. Holliday, for 20/-

Measurements and weight

Height: 261 mm
Width: 175 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927) by Holliday, J. R.


Production date: AD 1831

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite with some pen and brown ink on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Scarlett Davis
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1831
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Hôtel de Sens formally occupied by Cardinal Duprat / Paris 1831
  • Location: Verso
  • Text: 20 (?)
  • Location: Verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1342a
Primary reference Number: 10247
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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