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Beggars: P.131-1940

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Object information

Current Location: In storage




Printmaker: Smith, John Raphael
Painter: Carter, George (After)
Printer: Gamble, James




History note: Leggatt sold to John Charrington [Lugt 572] in a set of six; sold at Charrington's sale (Christie's) 19.06.1940, part of lot 19.

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Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, with the aid of a contribution from the National Art-Collections Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


18th century
Production date: AD 1774


Scratched letter state: "published 29th July 1774/ G Carter pinxit J R Smith fecit / Beggars / printed by J Gamble"

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.131-1940
Primary reference Number: 166395
Lugt: 572
Frankau (Smith): 76 (listing only)
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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