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Rainstorm, Jamaica: PD.5-1960

Object information

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Rainstorm, Jamaica


Draughtsman: Minton, John




History note: Jack Beddington; Beddington Sale, Christie's, 25 March 1960, lot 84, bt. Leicester Galleries (on commission) for 90 gns

Legal notes

From the Biffen Fund, through the Leicester Galleries.

Measurements and weight

Height: 287 mm
Width: 382 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1960-04) by Christie's

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, black ink, watercolours and bodycolours on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Minton
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-1960
Primary reference Number: 12104
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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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