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On the Dart, 1848: PD.121-1950

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Titles

On the Dart, 1848

Maker(s)

De Wint, Peter (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: T.W. Bacon (his inv. no. on mount: 354 (MFA 109))

Measurements and weight

Height: 332 mm
Width: 507 mm

Relative size of this object

50.7 m33.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Bacon, T.W.

Dating

Production date: AD 1848-09-09

Note

A study for the water in the painting exhibited in 1849 (PD.5-1977).

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite
Watercolour
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with gum Arabic, over traces of graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Holme Chase on the river Dart, Devonshire / 9th Sept. 1848
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 3
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.121-1950
Primary reference Number: 14473
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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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