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Courtyard of the Alhambra: PD.4-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Courtyard of the Alhambra

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Lewis, John Frederick

Entities

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Notes

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')

Legal notes

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

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Whitening
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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Audit data

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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