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Smugglers, taking up their cargo at low water: 3228

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Smugglers, taking up their cargo at low water

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Prout, Samuel

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 207 mm
Width: 335 mm

Relative size of this object

33.5 m20.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite
Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of cartridge paper ( white)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over traces of graphite on white cartridge paper, laid down on grey card (partly removed)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: S. Prout
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brush
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Smugglers taking up their cargo / at low water - early morning / S. Prout / (34)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3228
Primary reference Number: 12321
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Smugglers, taking up their cargo at low water" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/12321 Accessed: 2023-01-28 12:22:18

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