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Current Location: In storage


Sir William Lemon, Bart 1748-1824


Miniaturist: Humphry, Ozias



History note: Passed by descent to Humphrey's illegitimate son Upcott; F.H. Turner; A.G. Fisher; with Agnew's; their Spring Exhibition 1939, No. 120, where bought by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 112 mm
Width: 92 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: in or before AD 1772 : Williamson, 'Life and Works', states that a Mr Lemon paid twelve guineas for the sketch in 1772.

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Materials used in production

Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of card

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black and red chalk on card

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2350
Primary reference Number: 18061
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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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