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The End of the Day: PD.19-2000

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Current Location: In storage


The End of the Day


Painter: Dalby, John



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2000) by Executors of Sir Paul Mellon's Estate


Production date: AD 1849

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 35 cm Width 43.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Dalby
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1849
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.19-2000
Primary reference Number: 16583
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 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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