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Mount Athos: 950

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Current Location: In storage


Mount Athos


Draughtsman: Lear, Edward




History note: Revd. William George Clarke, by whom bequeathed to Joseph Prior in 1878

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1918

Measurements and weight

Height: 298 mm
Width: 466 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1919-03) by Prior, Joseph

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Materials used in production

Black chalk
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, bodycolour, gum Arabic, over black chalk outline on paper, laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Mt. Athos
  • Location: Lower left
  • Text: Edward Lead del.
  • Location: Lower left, below the above
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1857
  • Location: Lower left, below the above
  • Type: Date
  • Text: MT. ATHO. Rev: W.G.C. Clark / Trinity College / Prior in 1878
  • Location: Verso, mount

Identification numbers

Accession number: 950
Primary reference Number: 11787
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 March 2023 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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