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Sophia, Lady Mulgrave: 2315.19

Object information

Titles

Sophia, Lady Mulgrave

Maker(s)

Downman, John (Draughtsman)

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: 207 mm
Width: 168 mm

Relative size of this object

16.8 m20.7 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1796

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 chalk and stump on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 19.
  • Location: Album sheet, recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Inscription present: the final line in graphite

  • Text: Lady Mulgraved 1796. a first Sitting / Wife of Henry Lord Mulgrave / She was Sophia Maling. / See the next
  • Location: Album sheet, recto, lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2315.19
Primary reference Number: 15352
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Sophia, Lady Mulgrave" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/15352 Accessed: 2022-06-27 01:16:45

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