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A view of Norbury Woods: PD.43-1971

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Titles

A view of Norbury Woods

Maker(s)

Richmond, George (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Anon. sale, Christie's, 15 June, 1971, lot 105

Legal notes

From the Biffen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 272 mm
Width: 387 mm

Relative size of this object

38.7 m27.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1971-06-15) by Christie's

Dating

Production date: AD 1860

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue; laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on blue paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Norbury Woods, from the Garden of Cowslip Cottage / Mickleham, Surrey, / by Geo. Richmond. 1860
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.43-1971
Primary reference Number: 13240
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 17 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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