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Lucy Harington, Countess of Bedford: 2753

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Current Location: In storage


Lucy Harington, Countess of Bedford
Unknown Lady
Part of an arm and a hand


Miniaturist: Oliver, Isaac I




History note: H. E. Backer

Legal notes

From the Marlay Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 143 mm
Width: 117 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1946) by Backer, H.E.

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Materials used in production

Black chalk
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: pen and brown ink over traces of black chalk verso: black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: perhaps in a 19th century hand

  • Text: (scribbles, and the following) Mary Queen of / Scotland
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black chalk

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2753
Primary reference Number: 12178
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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