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Mr. Thomas Dowland: P.173-1951

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Mr. Thomas Dowland

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown
Publisher: Bowring, J.
Painter: Bowring, Joseph (After)

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Description

Three-quarter length seated behind a covered table; he holds a quill pen in his right hand and is resting it on an open book with the words 'Nativity of John Nokes' written across the page, his left hand holds another book and rests on his knee; in the background to the left is a herb cabinet, and to the right there is a black cat in a window; in the forground to the left is a globe; behind him are letters, one which bears the address 'Mr Dowland / Milk Yard / Shadwell'

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th century
Production date: circa AD 1790

Note

Underneath platemark in graphite: "A Fortune Teller in Clerkenwell"

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.173-1951
Primary reference Number: 165741
Chaloner Smith: 54 (Engr. not ascertained: Class III)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 February 2022 Last processed: Thursday 10 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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