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Millais in the hunting field: 866

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Millais in the hunting field


Draughtsman: Leech, John




History note: Bought by C. Fairfax Murray at Millais' sale 2 July, 1898 (2) entitled 'Following the hounds'

Measurements and weight

Height: 184 mm
Width: 230 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-05) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Blue ink
Sepia wash
Blue wash

Components of the work

Support composed of card ( thin, laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown and blue inks, with sepia and blue washes on thin card laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J.L.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: 866
Primary reference Number: 11810
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 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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