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Dr Thomas Okes; profile of a woman sketched on the sheet, left: 1943

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Titles

Dr Thomas Okes; profile of a woman sketched on the sheet, left

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Downman, John

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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: 220 mm
Width: 182 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1780

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

White chalk
Graphite
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of prepared paper ( grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite, black, red and white chalk, some lines incised with a stylus, on grey prepared paper attached to mount sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The lower part / of the face ?still / longer
  • Location: To the right of the male figure
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: 21 / Vol 5
  • Location: Mount, upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Dr Oakes (sic) of Exeter, 1780
  • Location: Mount, below
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1943
Primary reference Number: 15090
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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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