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Cornfield Windsor: PD.129-1950

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Titles

Cornfield Windsor

Maker(s)

De Wint, Peter (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: De Wint Executors Sale, Christie's, 22 May 1850, 3rd day, lot 319; bt. Smith, 10 gns.; Bacon, T.W.

Measurements and weight

Height: 290 mm
Width: 461 mm

Relative size of this object

46.1 m29 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 1841-08

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Windsor / August 1841
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.129-1950
Primary reference Number: 14481
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 January 2021 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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