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The 7th Earl of Northampton: PD.4-1950

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Current Location: Gallery 3


The 7th Earl of Northampton


Painter: Batoni, Pompeo Girolamo




History note: Captain the Hon. J.C.C. Cavendish, sold Sotheby's, 22 June 1944, (51) bought by F. Harbord; with Messrs Thos. Agnew and Sons, Ltd, London

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From the S.G. Perceval fund.

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Method of acquisition: Bought (1950) by Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd


Production date: AD 1758

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Oil paint

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Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 18 cm Height 280 cm Weight 86.5 kg Width 192 cm
Canvas Height 237.7 cm Weight 28 kg Width 149.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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  • Text: Pompeo Girolamo/Batoni Pine a Roma
  • Location: On the base of the column right
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1758
  • Location: On the base of the column right
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.4-1950
Primary reference Number: 124
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 August 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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