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Gilbert Wakefield, of Jesus College: 1874

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Gilbert Wakefield, of Jesus College


Draughtsman: Downman, John




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: 229 mm
Width: 183 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1778

School or Style


Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown)

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 12 / Vol 3
  • Location: Mount, upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Gilbert Wakefield of Jesus Coll Cambridge 1778
  • Location: Mount, below
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1874
Primary reference Number: 15259
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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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