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La tour de St. Jean de?, Paris1831: 1342g

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La tour de St. Jean de?, Paris1831


Draughtsman: Davis, John Scarlett




History note: Bought by J.R. Holliday (with nos. 1342e, 1342f, 1342h, 1342i and 1342j) for sums varying between 10/- and 50/-, aggregating £13.3.0

Measurements and weight

Height: 262 mm
Width: 175 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.


Production date: AD 1831


Sketches for finished works commissioned by Lord Farnborough

School or Style


Materials used in production

Light grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( beige)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper washed with light grey

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Scarlett Davis
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1831
  • Location: Lower right, below signature
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: La tour de S. Jean de (?) (name difficult to distinguish) (Paris)10
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1342g
Primary reference Number: 10261
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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