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Primrose Hill: PD.16-1970

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Primrose Hill


Draughtsman: Linnell, John




History note: Mrs John Lucas, great grand-daughter of the artist' sold Christie's, 3 March 1970, lot 56; Messrs Colnaghi

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From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 397 mm
Width: 667 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1970) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd


Production date: AD 1811

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink and brown wash with white highlights on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Primrose Hill. J. Linnell.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1811
  • Location: Lower centre, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: primrose Hill
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: G.R. / Duty chd. on / paper 109 Strand
  • Location: Verso, upper and lower right
  • Method of creation: Duty stamp
  • Text: 6947. 75. 63. 1811
  • Location: Verso, upper and lower left
  • Method of creation: Duty stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.16-1970
Primary reference Number: 11975
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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