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Charles Montague, Earl of Halifax: P.6981-R

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Current Location: In storage


Charles Montague, Earl of Halifax


Printmaker: Drevet, Pierre
Painter: Kneller, Godfrey, baronet (After)




History note: Tregaskis (?) sold to Charrington, November 1909.

Acquisition and important dates

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


Undescribed late state, with lettering in the margin.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Lugt 572

  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: The R.t Hon.ble Charles Earle of Halifax, / Viscount Sunbury, Baron Halifax, first Commissioner of / the Treasury, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Surrey, Privy / Councellor and Knight of the most Noble Order of y.e Garter.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Keneler eques pinx
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name
  • Text: Drevet sculp.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.6981-R
Primary reference Number: 133784
Lugt: 572
Firmin-Didot (Drevet): 96 undescribed state
BN Inventaire (18thC): 92 undescribed state
Firmin-Didot (Portraits): 468 undescribed state
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 May 2013 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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