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Study for 'Mr James Seymour's Spot beating Mr Fauquier's Cinnamon on the Beacon Course at Newmarket, 23 October 1729': 1971

Object information

Titles

Study for 'Mr James Seymour's Spot beating Mr Fauquier's Cinnamon on the Beacon Course at Newmarket, 23 October 1729'

Maker(s)

Seymour, James (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Hon. Charles Greville (?); by descent through the Earls of Warwick; sold Sotheby's, 17th June 1936, part of lot 146; bt. Spink

Measurements and weight

Height: 98 mm
Width: 160 mm

Relative size of this object

16 m9.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1729

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite
Brown ink
Light-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, brown ink, light brown wash, traces of graphite underdrawing on paper, stuck down

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1971
Primary reference Number: 13559
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Study for 'Mr James Seymour's Spot beating Mr Fauquier's Cinnamon on the Beacon Course at Newmarket, 23 October 1729'" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13559 Accessed: 2022-06-26 11:56:53

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13559 |title=Study for 'Mr James Seymour's Spot beating Mr Fauquier's Cinnamon on the Beacon Course at Newmarket, 23 October 1729' |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-26 11:56:53|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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