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The Bass Rock: 3274

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The Bass Rock

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Cotman, John Sell

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 241 mm
Width: 339 mm

Relative size of this object

33.9 m24.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1833

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Olive green-grey wash
Yellow chalk
Graphite

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
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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