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Girl Nursing a Cat: M.425A-2015

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Girl Nursing a Cat


Maker: Unknown




Hand screen. Depicting a girl nursing a cat, with music and verse 'Le Torrent' on the reverse.
Stipple engraving, turned wood handle.


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 87

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax from the Lennox Boyd Estate

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2015-04-27) by H.M. Government


18th Century-19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1800

Components of the work

Handle composed of wood

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.425A-2015
Primary reference Number: 204998
Sale number: 87
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Audit data

Created: Monday 3 August 2015 Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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