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The Bass Rock: 3274

Object information

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The Bass Rock


Draughtsman: Cotman, John Sell




History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 241 mm
Width: 339 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank


Production date: AD 1833

School or Style


Materials used in production

Olive green-grey wash
Yellow chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, heightened with yellow on paper tinted pale olive green-grey

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: strengthened in red chalk - original?

  • Text: J.S.C.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1833
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3274
Primary reference Number: 14825
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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