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Unknown Lady: PD.196-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Unknown Lady

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Cosway, Richard

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Notes

History note: With H.E. Backer, where bought 1947 by Louis C.G. Clark, LL.D.

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 70 mm
Width: 57 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Production date: AD 1790

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rdus Cosway / R.A. / Primarius Pictor / Serenissimi Walliae / Principis / Pinxit
  • Location: Backing paper, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1790
  • Location: Backing paper, verso, below the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.196-1961
Primary reference Number: 17682
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 28 March 2022 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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