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The Church of Montmartre, interior view, 1831: 1342c

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The Church of Montmartre, interior view, 1831


Draughtsman: Davis, John Scarlett




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

Measurements and weight

Height: 259 mm
Width: 175 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1831 : in his account book, J.R. Holliday says, "Had been signed on mount and dated 1831"


One of a group of sketches for finished works, commisssioned by Lord Farnborough

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The ancient church of Montmartre now used as telegraph / Scarlett Davis Paris 1831 / 20
  • Location: Verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1342c
Primary reference Number: 10251
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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