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Elizabeth Capell, Countess of Carnarvon: 3912

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Titles

Elizabeth Capell, Countess of Carnarvon

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Gibson, Richard (Dwarf Gibson)

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 84 mm
Width: 67 mm

Relative size of this object

6.7 m8.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1655

Note

Formerly attributed to Nicholas Dixon.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3912
Primary reference Number: 17958
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 26 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Elizabeth Capell, Countess of Carnarvon" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/17958 Accessed: 2022-09-25 11:27:03

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