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A lighthouse on fire at night: PD.33-2006

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Titles

A lighthouse on fire at night

Maker(s)

Wright, Joseph (Wright of Derby)

Notes

History note: John Leigh Philips, his sale, Winstanley & Taylor, Manchester, 31 October 1814, lot 27; Thomas Pares; E.H. Pares, his sale, Hopwell Hall, 11-14 December 1893, lot 454; Commander and Mrs Lister Kaye; K.J. Blunt, and by descent to 2002; with Lowell Libson.

Legal notes

Bought from the Fairhaven and Cuncliffe funds with contributions from the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum and the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund, 2006.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2006) by Fairhaven Fund, The The Cunliffe Fund

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1790

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting : Oil on canvas

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.33-2006
Primary reference Number: 163569
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 November 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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