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Laura Tarsi, 'a Grecian lady': PD.9-2006

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Laura Tarsi, 'a Grecian lady'


Liotard, Jean Étienne




History note: John Manners, Marquis of Gramby (1721-1770) and by descent to the 10th Duke of Rutland

Legal notes

Accepted by Her Majesty's Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax, from the Estate of the 10th Duke of Rutland, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 2006

Measurements and weight

Height: 96 mm
Width: 77 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2006) by HM Goverment in lieu of inheritance tax


18th century
Circa 1745 CE - 1749 CE

Materials used in production


Components of the work

Supprt composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.9-2006
Primary reference Number: 133323
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 5 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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