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The Misses Compart: 1843

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Misses Compart

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Downman, John

Entities

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Notes

History note: The artist; bequeathed to his only daughter, Mrs Isabella Cloe Benjamin; acquired by the Hon. George Neville, later Neville Granville, Dean of Windsor, c. 1825; by descent to Mrs Maitland; Lady Longmore; 2nd Series bt. from Lady Longmore in 1936 for the Museum by two anonymous Friends of the Fitzwilliam and by the N.A.C.F.

Measurements and weight

Height: 230 mm
Width: 183 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936-10) by Anonymous

Dating

Production date: AD 1779 : Date stated in catalogue of Downman exhibition, 1996.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of prepared paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black and red chalk with stump, some lines incised with a stylus, on paper, attached to mount sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 12 / Vol 2
  • Location: Mount, upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: The two Miss Comparts 1777 / of St Neots Huntingdonshire
  • Location: Mount, below
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1843
Primary reference Number: 15057
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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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