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Frances, Lady Middleton: 2315.12

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Object information

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Titles

Frances, Lady Middleton

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Downman, John

Entities

Categories

Description

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

Notes

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: 192 mm
Width: 154 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1783

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

White bodycolour
Watercolour
Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black and red chalk, with stump and watercolour and white highlights on paper, laid down (chalk and/or watercolour applied to verso)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 12.
  • Location: Album sheet, recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: Lady Middleton. done from a Cast from her face / taken after Death, 1783 with direction from her / Brother the Honble Coll. Pelham. / She was Francis Daughter of Thomas, Lord Pelham, / and first Wife of Viscount Middleton and died / after the birth of her first Daughter June 23d. 1783 / I drew two of this
  • Location: Album sheet, recto, lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2315.12
Primary reference Number: 15346
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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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