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The Newcastle family: P.6582-R

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The Newcastle family
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle (when Marquess), his second wife Margaret Lucas and ten children


Possibly Tiffin, Walter Benjamin (Publisher)
Clouet, Peter (Printmaker)
After Diepenbeeck, Abraham Jansz. van (Painter)


History note: P&D Colnaghi sold to Charrington August 1931

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Charrington, John


Later reprint. See inscriptions, with Tiffin's name and the date 1817 printed on verso

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Sheet Size: Height 278 mm Width 172 mm
Support Sheet: Height 405 mm Width 278 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Lugt 572

  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Stamp
  • Text: W.B.TIFFIN fec. 1817.
  • Location: Verso lower edge
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: Thus in this Semy-Circle, wher they Sitt, / Telling of Tales of pleasure & of witt, / Heer you may read without a Sinn or Crime, / And how more innocently pass your tyme.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Inscription
  • Text: Abr. a Diepenbeke delineavit. Pet. Clouwet Sculp.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.6582-R
Primary reference Number: 131344
Lugt: 572
O'Donoghue: see V, p.49.
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 15 (Clouwet)
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 23 February 2017 Last processed: Sunday 28 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 (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-11-28 02:38:51

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