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Harvesters resting: 1583

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Titles

Harvesters resting

Maker(s)

De Wint, Peter (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Palser; J.R. Holliday

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1927-08

Measurements and weight

Height: 324 mm
Width: 340 mm

Relative size of this object

34 m32.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1931) by Holliday, J. R.

Note

This is a full size study for the left hand section of the painting in the collection of Sir Ian Forbes Leith of Fyvie, Bart.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with gum Arabic over graphite on paper

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1583
Primary reference Number: 14463
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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