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Mr Keeble (Keble?): 2315.10

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Mr Keeble (Keble?)


Draughtsman: Downman, John




Laid down on album sheet, surrounded by drawn ink line.


History note: The artist; Mrs Isabella Chloe Benjamin, the artist's only daughter, sold, 1825; the executors of the late Sir E.F. Coates, Bart, Sale, Sotheby's, 15 February 1922; L.D. Cunliffe

Legal notes

Bequeathed August 1937.

Measurements and weight

Height: 216 mm
Width: 179 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938-02-15) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham


Production date: AD 1798

School or Style


Materials used in production

White bodycolour
Coloured chalks
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black with stump, coloured chalks and watercolour with white highlights on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jo Downman
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1798
  • Location: Loewr left, below the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 10.
  • Location: Album sheet, recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: Mr Keeble 1798 Original. from the East Indies / I drew two Portraits of him, and his Sister / Mrs Saunders at South End.
  • Location: Album sheet, recto, lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2315.10
Primary reference Number: 15343
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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