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Sellers of Antiquities, Thebes: 1393

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Sellers of Antiquities, Thebes

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Lewis, John Frederick

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Trustees of J.F. Lewis; their sale, Christie's, May 24th, 1909 (lot 139); bt. by J.R. Holliday, £1

Measurements and weight

Height: 539 mm
Width: 362 mm

Relative size of this object

36.2 m53.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: ? AD 1850 : see note for no. 906

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Whitening
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Black chalk with watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with white on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J.F. Lewis / 1393
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1393
Primary reference Number: 11928
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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