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Eagle swooping on a goose with sparrows: PD.95-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Eagle swooping on a goose with sparrows
Translated as: An eagle striking at a duck

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

An eagle striking at a duck (description from the Messel-Rosse inventory)

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Legal notes

Bought with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985) by Countess of Rosse, Anne

Dating

18th century
1725 - 1775

School or Style

Kano School

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Silver and colours

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.95-1985
Primary reference Number: 126081
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 31 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Eagle swooping on a goose with sparrows" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/126081 Accessed: 2023-02-08 08:24:29

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