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The Flemish mother: P.109-1937

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Flemish mother
Etchings by D. Wilkie, R.A.


Printmaker: Wilkie, David



Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


1820 - 1824


From the series Etchings by D. Wilkie, R.A., London, 1824

Seventh state

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 224 mm Width 184 mm
Sheet Height 447 mm Width 302 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DW
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1820
  • Location: Plate ower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.109-1937
Primary reference Number: 10439
Laing: 9
Dodgson (Wilkie/Geddes): 12 VII
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 8 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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