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View of Bassenthwaite Water: 1354

Object information

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View of Bassenthwaite Water


Draughtsman: Farington, Joseph



Measurements and weight

Height: 185 mm
Width: 255 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( thick, cream)

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen, ink and wash on thick cream paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: View of Bassenthwaite water, / and the vale, from the Road whic leads / into New Lands - inlcuding on the left hand, nearest / Solway Crag - Crow Crag, - / and on the right the North - West / foot of Skiddaw - (in the artist's hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1354
Primary reference Number: 10559
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "View of Bassenthwaite Water" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-04-16 11:30:14

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