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Dr. Johnson at the Mitre: 1425

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Dr. Johnson at the Mitre


Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel




History note: G.P. Boyce; Boyce Sale, Christie's, 1 July 1897 (lot 157), £42; purchased on June 25, 1906 by J.R. Holliday for £68.15s at Hoson's Sale at Christie's (lot 89)

Measurements and weight

Height: 222 mm
Width: 217 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.


Production date: AD 1860

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and black ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Paris 1860
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: DRG
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (permanent loan)
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: City of Manchester Art Gallery, Autumn Exhibition 1911, name and address of lender, J.R. Holliday Esq., 106 Harborne Rd., Edgebaston, Birmingham
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1425
Primary reference Number: 13362
Surtees: 119
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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