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Robert Paston, 1st Earl of Yarmouth: P.142-1947

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Current Location: In storage


Robert Paston, 1st Earl of Yarmouth


Printmaker: Lutterell, Edward




History note: From the collections of Joseph Gulston (1745-1786) [Lugt 2986]; H.P. Horne (1841-1926) [Lugt 2804]; and John Chaloner Smith [Lugt 2295bis].

Legal notes

Bought from the Perceval Fund with the aid of a donation from Louis C. G. Clarke, M.A.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1947)


Cut to the oval, frame added in pen and grey wash.

School or Style


Components of the work

Sheet Height 288 mm Height 297 mm Width 223 mm Width 232 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Gulston's number

  • Text: N7937
  • Location: Verso lower left (oval sheet)
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Chaloner Smith's number

  • Text: Smith / 5-1590
  • Location: Verso (inlay)
  • Method of creation: Ink upper left
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: underlined

  • Text: 332
  • Location: Sheet upper left (inlay)
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: Gulston's hand

  • Text: exceeding rare / [?] perfect worth £5.5.0 / Earl of Yarmouth
  • Location: Verso lower right (oval)
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: £1-11-6
  • Location: Sheet lower right (inlay)
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Price

Inscription present: Lugt 2804 (Henry Percy Horne)

  • Location: Sheet lower left
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Collector's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.142-1947
Primary reference Number: 157788
Lugt: 2986
Lugt: 2804
Lugt: 2295bis
Chaloner Smith: 20
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 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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