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Morning Music: 1148

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Current Location: In storage


Morning Music


Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel




History note: William Graham; Graham Sale, Christie's, 3rd April 1886 (lot 105); with Agnews; bt. J.F. Swann (£210)

Measurements and weight

Height: 304 mm
Width: 273 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935-05) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1864

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour heightened with white, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Morning Music
  • Location: Lower left
  • Text: 1864
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: DRG
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: R.A. Exhibition 1883 - "Owner W. Graham Esq., 35 Grosvenor Place"
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: Label

Inscription present: small

  • Text: W. Graham. 365
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Agnews: London Old Bond Street Galleries, Picadilly
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1148
Primary reference Number: 13360
Surtees: 170
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 November 2022 Last processed: Friday 18 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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