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Courtyard of the Alhambra: PD.4-1963

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Current Location: In storage


Courtyard of the Alhambra


Draughtsman: Lewis, John Frederick




History note: Sir Harold Hartley, K.C.V.O.; with Christie's, from whom bt. by Messrs. Colnaghi; with Messrs. Colnaghi a second time, 1963 (bt. 'from a dealer')

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From the Biffen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 259 mm
Width: 358 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1963) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

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Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour over traces of black chalk, with white heightening on paper laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Alhambra Oct 24 (?)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brush
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.4-1963
Primary reference Number: 11943
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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