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Portrait of Mrs Fanny Eaton, profile left: PD.54-1959

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Current Location: In storage


Portrait of Mrs Fanny Eaton, profile left


Draughtsman: Solomon, Simeon




History note: From the collection of C.J. Knowles; Mrs Loÿse Knowles

Measurements and weight

Height: 149 mm
Width: 131 mm

Relative size of this object

13.1 m14.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959-05) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


Production date: AD 1859

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: SS
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 8 / 11 / 59
  • Location: Lower right following the above
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Mrs Fanny E.n. 1859. / S.Solomon
  • Location: Old frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink MS label
  • Text: Mrs. Knowles
  • Location: Old frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.54-1959
Primary reference Number: 13633
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 6 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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