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An Unknown Boy: 3905

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

An Unknown Boy

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Unknown

Categories

Notes

History note: Lady Blessington; her sale 7-26 May 1849, where bought by Lady Dorothy Nevill; by descent to her son R.H. Nevill, on whose death (24 January 1930) bought by Mrs Dames Longworth

Measurements and weight

Height: 52 mm
Width: 45 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Dames Longworth, Mrs

Dating

Circa 1750 - Circa 1760

Note

Formerly called 'Horace Walpole', and attributed to Jean Etienne Liotard.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on ivory

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3905
Primary reference Number: 17626
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 December 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 6 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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