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Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, C.B.E., 1926 (1884-1941): 2516

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Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, C.B.E., 1926 (1884-1941)


Draughtsman: John, Augustus Edwin




History note: Bought from the artist by the sitter

Measurements and weight

Height: 507 mm
Width: 355 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Walpole, Hugh

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Red chalk (not fixed?) on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1926
  • Location: Bottom right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Type: Date
  • Text: (address of Sir Hugh Walpole, Keswick + no. 3163)
  • Location: Old backboard
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2516
Primary reference Number: 11611
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 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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