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Study of trees: PD.4-1957

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Study of trees


Draughtsman: Linnell, John




History note: From the Linnell Collection; purchased from Miss Joan (Linnell) Ivimy, great-granddaughter of the artist

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From the R.H. Biffen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 439 mm
Width: 287 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1957) by Ivimy, J. L., Mrs


Production date: AD 1817

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite and watercolour, heightened with white on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J Linnell Tythrop
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1817
  • Location: Lower right corner, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.4-1957
Primary reference Number: 11970
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 17 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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