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Mounces Knowe, Northumberland: PD.19-1988

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Mounces Knowe, Northumberland


Draughtsman: Mulready, William




History note: The artist's sale, April 30 1864, lot 209, to Radcliffe (£30 gns); Baroness Burdet Coutts; Eleanor Carr

Measurements and weight

Height: 272 mm
Width: 368 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1988) by Carr, Eleanor


19th century
Production date: AD 1814

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and black chalk with white chalk highlights on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Mounces Knowe
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Sept 8/9 1814 WM
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.19-1988
Primary reference Number: 12132
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 17 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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