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The Conjurer: PD.22-1969

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The Conjurer


After Nathaniel Hone Hone, Horace (Draughtsman)


History note: Messrs. Abbott & Holder, their June list, 1969 (73)

Measurements and weight

Height: 248 mm
Width: 305 mm

Relative size of this object

30.5 m24.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1969) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with varnish on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: H. Hone ARA pinx
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: This WaterColour picture by Horace Hone A Copied from / His Father N. Hones R.A. Celebrated Large Oil Picture, / called the Conjurer; which is in the Possession of / (?) Knight Esqr. of Portland Place in London - 1817
  • Location: Verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.22-1969
Primary reference Number: 11545
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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