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?Self-portrait: PD.203-1961

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Titles

?Self-portrait

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Cosway, Richard

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1961.

Measurements and weight

Height: 60 mm
Width: 51 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1795 : Although the sitter gives the impression of being older than the self-portraits (in several versions) of c. 1795, this is possibly a self-portrait.

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.203-1961
Primary reference Number: 17808
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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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