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Portrait of a man; three-quarter length, standing, directed to the right and looking front. His right elbow rests on a pile of large volumes, and he holds a pair of compasses. His left hand rests on the top of an upright volume. Behind him to the left is a globe, and to the right four shelves of books.: P.141-1960

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Current Location: In storage

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Portrait of a man; three-quarter length, standing, directed to the right and looking front. His right elbow rests on a pile of large volumes, and he holds a pair of compasses. His left hand rests on the top of an upright volume. Behind him to the left is a globe, and to the right four shelves of books.

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown

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Legal notes

Bought from the S. G. Perceval Fund, October 1960.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1960)

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.141-1960
Primary reference Number: 165730
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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