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Lady Rachel Fane, Countess of Middlesex: 3848

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Current Location: In storage


Lady Rachel Fane, Countess of Middlesex


Miniaturist: Des Granges, David




History note: E.M. Hodgkins; his sale Christie's, 8 July 1914 (124), where bought Pawsey & Payne; L.D. Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 54 mm
Width: 43 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham


Production date: AD 1656

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card, which appears to have been written on before use

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: D / D.G.
  • Location: Centre left
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1656
  • Location: Centre left, below the above
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: in a 17th century hand

  • Text: Lady Rachel Fane, Countess of Middlesex... [words illegible]
  • Location: Verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3848
Primary reference Number: 17859
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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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