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The Weald of Kent: PD.2-1959

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The Weald of Kent


Draughtsman: Minton, John




History note: John Minton Studio sale, Christie's, 20 February 1959 (99)

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 256 mm
Width: 380 mm

Relative size of this object

38 m25.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1959-02) by Christie's


Production date: AD 1947

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, black ink, some brushwork, grey wash and slight traces of watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Minton
  • Location: Top left-hand corner
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1947
  • Location: Top left-hand corner, following the above
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: The Weald. Kent 7 / John Minton (in the artist's hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 18/18- / Kentish Weald Minton
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: James Bourlet and Sons. Ltd. No.K.3142
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.2-1959
Primary reference Number: 12102
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 17 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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