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The Hon. Mr Molesworth: 2314.20

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Object information

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Titles

The Hon. Mr Molesworth

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Downman, John

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Description

Laid down on recto of 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 1937.

Measurements and weight

Height: 196 mm
Width: 158 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1789

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

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 on paper, laid down (chalk and/or watercolour applied to verso)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1789
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 20.
  • Location: Album sheet, recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: The Honbl. Mr Molesworth. 1789. Origl. / of the Pay Office / I drew two Portraits of him
  • Location: Album sheet, recto, lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2314.20
Primary reference Number: 15349
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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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