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Portrait of William Monteith: 2371

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Object information

Titles

Portrait of William Monteith

Maker(s)

Millais, John Everett (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 257 mm
Width: 219 mm

Relative size of this object

21.9 m25.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1939) by Kitchin, Darcy B.

Dating

Production date: AD 1854

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Whitening
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with some white (oxidised) over graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: JEM
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1854
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2371
Primary reference Number: 12095
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 April 2021 Last processed: Friday 9 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Portrait of William Monteith" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/12095 Accessed: 2022-07-06 05:09:17

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