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A fruit piece: P.295-1954

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A fruit piece
Houghton Gallery


Earlom, Richard (Printmaker)
Boydell, John (Publisher)
After Huysum, Jan van (Painter)


History note: Purchased 1913 from Daniell with the companion print (see P.294-1954); bequeathed by Robert Hyde Greg in 1953.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1954) by Greg, Robert Hyde, Sir


18th century
Production date: AD 1781


Arms without motto, artists' names in etched lettering, publisher's name in etched lettering below the arms, and engraved lettering above the arms.

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Techniques used in production

Mezzotint Etching

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.295-1954
Primary reference Number: 185773
Wessely: 145
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Created: Tuesday 1 November 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 October 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 10 November 2021

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

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