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James Heys drawing in a book: 3431

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Titles

James Heys drawing in a book
Emma Hobson of Markfield

Maker(s)

Constable, John (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: No trace in early sales

Measurements and weight

Height: 108 mm
Width: 85 mm

Relative size of this object

8.5 m10.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910-03) by Newton Robinson, C. E.

Dating

Production date: AD 1806

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Recto: graphite and watercolour on paper verso: graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Emma
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3431
Primary reference Number: 14873
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 November 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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