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Lake and Firs, Norway: PD.3-1959

Object information

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Lake and Firs, Norway


Draughtsman: Minton, John




History note: John Minton Studio Sale, Christies, 20 February 1959 (108)

Legal notes

From the R.H. Biffen Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 279 mm
Width: 379 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1953

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen and black ink, and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Minton
  • Location: Lower right hand corner
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1953
  • Location: Lower right hand corner, following the above
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Fir Trees Norway (in the artist's hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.3-1959
Primary reference Number: 12103
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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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