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In the Pass of Killiecrankie: 1589

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In the Pass of Killiecrankie


Ruskin, John (Draughtsman)


History note: The artist; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Severn; sold Sotheby's, 20 May 1931 (part of lot 142) where bought by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-05) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD/CE 1857

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Components of the work

Support: composed of boards (flat objects) Board: Height 287 mm Width 247 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on board

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: In Pass of Killiecrankie / J.R. 1857
  • Location: Old back-board
  • Method of creation: Label, ink with brush

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1589
Primary reference Number: 13456
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 August 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 18 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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