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Portrait of Mrs Fanny Eaton: PD.55-1959

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Object information

Titles

Portrait of Mrs Fanny Eaton

Maker(s)

Solomon, Simeon (Draughtsman)

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 147 mm
Width: 134 mm

Relative size of this object

13.4 m14.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1859-11-07

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

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 left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 7. 11. 59
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Mrs Fanny E.n. 1859. / S. Solomon
  • Location: Old frame, verso
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Text: Mrs. Knowles
  • Location: Old frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.55-1959
Primary reference Number: 13634
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 June 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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