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The doctor's despair: PD.35-2010

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The doctor's despair


Rowlandson, Thomas




History note: Collection of John Maynard Keynes; G. L. Keynes; bought from estate, 1982 (£200)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr W.M. Keynes, 2009, received 2010

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2010) by Keynes, W. M., Dr.


19th Century
1820 CE - 1827 CE

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 212 mm Width 180 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Grey wash with pen and brown ink over graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BASTED MILL / 1820
  • Type: Watermark

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.35-2010
Primary reference Number: 176676
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 20 October 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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