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Current Location: In storage


George Meredith, O.M.


Draughtsman: Sargent, John Singer




History note: George Meredith, his son, William Meredith, his son, Captain George Meredith, from whom purchased by the Friends

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1944-07) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1896-08 : one of two drawings of the ageing novelist, George Meredith (1828-1909), executed during the summer of 1896 apparently at Meredith's home, Flint Cottage, Box Hill, Surrey, (for the other see Leeds exhibition cat. no. 54 (1979-04 - 06)

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Support composed of paper
Paper Height 330 mm Width 230 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Charcoal on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John S. Sargent
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: August 1896
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2713
Primary reference Number: 13531
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 26 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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