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The Doorway of the old Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: PD.47-1997

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Doorway of the old Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Nicholson, William

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Notes

History note: T.W. Bacon; Thomas Agnew & Sons

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 360 mm
Width: 272 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1997) by Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black wash
Whitening
Black chalk
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of tracing paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink, black chalk and wash, heightened with white on tracing paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W.N.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Original drawing William Nichols (-on; the last two letters no longer appear due to damage in the paper)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black chalk

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.47-1997
Primary reference Number: 12177
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 November 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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