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The Sleeping Nymph: P.50-1980

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Sleeping Nymph


Printmaker: Simon, Jean Pierre
Publisher: Boydell, Josiah
Publisher: Boydell, John
Painter: Opie, John (After)



Legal notes

Given by Mr and Mrs A.H. Laurie in memory of S.W. Grose

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1980) by Laurie, A. H., Mr & Mrs


18th Century
Production date: AD 1787


State before title.

School or Style


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: P.50-1980
Primary reference Number: 130254
Nagler (Künstler-Lexicon): 8
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 May 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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