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Mrs Arbuthnot: PD.200-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mrs Arbuthnot


Miniaturist: Cosway, Richard


Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 68 mm
Width: 53 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1796

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on ivory

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R.dus Cosway / R.A. / Primarius Pictor Serenissimi Walliae / Principis / Pinxit
  • Location: Backing card, verso
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1796
  • Location: Backing card, verso, below the above
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.200-1961
Primary reference Number: 17803
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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