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Niobe: P.118-1957

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Printmaker: Woollett, William
Designer: Browne, John
Painter: Wilson, Richard (After)




History note: From the collections of John Barnard (1709-1784); William Esdaile (1758-1837) [Lugt 2617].

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1957) by Daniell, Frederick Charles


18th Century
Production date: AD 1761


Proof etched state with flash of lightning, etc.

School or Style


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 35x
  • Location: Sheet lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Celadon & Amelia
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: in. aq: fort.
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Collector's mark [Lugt 2617]

  • Text: WE
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Formerly in J Barnard's coll.n / 1825 WE - Bakers sale N35x
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.118-1957
Primary reference Number: 196606
Lugt: 2617
Lugt: 1419
Fagan (Woollett): 42 II/V
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Audit data

Created: Friday 12 April 2013 Updated: Wednesday 17 March 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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