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The effect of a passing shower: PD.132-1950

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Titles

The effect of a passing shower

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: De Wint, Peter

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Notes

History note: De Wint sale, 1850, lot no. 243, sold to Jury; Gibson-Carmichael, sold Christie's, 10 May 1902, lot 28, bt. Agnew; J. Orrock; bt. from Agnew by Bacon, 1905 (his inv. no. on mount: 479 (MFA 111)); Bacon, T.W.

Measurements and weight

Height: 321 mm
Width: 477 mm

Relative size of this object

47.7 m32.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with gum Arabic on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Effect of a Passing Shower
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 243
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.132-1950
Primary reference Number: 14484
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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