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Study for 'The Banditti of Kurdistan assisting Georgians in surprising and carrying off Circassian Women': PD.5-2014

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study for 'The Banditti of Kurdistan assisting Georgians in surprising and carrying off Circassian Women'

Maker(s)

Hayter, George

Notes

History note: Morton, Morris & Co., from whom bought, 1982

Legal notes

Given by Jacob Simon, 2014

Measurements and weight

Height: 200 mm
Width: 390 mm

Relative size of this object

39 m20 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2014) by Simon, Jacob M. H. Esq.

Dating

Production date: 20 April AD 1826

Note

The painting, 'The Banditti of Kurdistan assisting Georgians in surprising and carrying off Circassian Women', now lost, was commissioned by Lord Carysfort (1751-1828) and completed in Italy in 1827. A finished compositional drawing, squared for transfer, is at the Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink on two pieces of paper, joined

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G. H.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: April 20, 1826.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-2014
Primary reference Number: 199670
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Audit data

Created: Monday 4 August 2014 Updated: Monday 4 August 2014 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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