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Unknown Lady: 3750

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unknown Lady


Miniaturist: Benwell, Mary



The sitter's dress is pink silk edged with muslin. she has pearl earrings and pearls in her hair.


History note: With Goldschmidt, Frankfurt 1898, where bought by F Leverton Harris by whom bequeathed 1926

Measurements and weight

Height: 39 mm
Width: 34 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1926) by Harris, Frederick Leverton


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1775

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on ivory

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3750
Primary reference Number: 17598
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 February 2024 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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