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Rocky landscape: PD.46-1971

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Rocky landscape


Draughtsman: Wright, Joseph (Wright of Derby)




History note: From a portfolio of drawings bt. jointly by Mesrs. Agnew and Colnaghi, Sotheby, 20 July 1966, lot 209; bt. from Agnew by Matthew Pryor Esq., recognized by him and provenance confirmed verbally, by David Thistlethwaite, Messrs. Agnew, Jan 1973; R. Hughes-Hallet, Esq.

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From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 385 mm
Width: 537 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1971-10) by Hughes-Hallet, R.

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Materials used in production

White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and wash, on paper, with white bodycolour, used to cover three stains in the area of the sky

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.46-1971
Primary reference Number: 14601
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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