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Horse with easel and palette on his back (The Travelling Artist): 2724

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Current Location: In storage


Horse with easel and palette on his back (The Travelling Artist)


Draughtsman: Cotman, John Sell



Measurements and weight

Height: 239 mm
Width: 304 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1944-12) by Robinson, M. Stewart

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on pale brown paper, pricked through for copying

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The Artist's...
  • Location: Lower right
  • Text: M. A.v
  • Location: On the painter's box
  • Text: 219
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2724
Primary reference Number: 14821
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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