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Lady Erskine: P.13975-R

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Current Location: In storage


Lady Erskine
Portrait of Janet, Lady Erskine


Printmaker: Watson, James
Publisher: Sayer, Robert
Painter: Ramsay, Allan I (After)




History note: One of 36 prints purchased by the Director at a cost of £2 (see Syndicate minutes, 6 Feb 1885, item 7).

Legal notes

Purchased at Wisbey's Sale Room 04/02/1885

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1885) by Wisbey's Sale Rooms


State after reduction of plate; address line added

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  • Text: A. Ramsay pinxt
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Type: Name
  • Text: J. Thomas fecit
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name
  • Text: London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, near Serjeants Inn Fleet Street, and Carington Bowles, next the Chapter House in St Pauls Church Yard... Price 5s
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.13975-R
Primary reference Number: 205681
Goodwin (Watson): 143 V
Chaloner Smith: 52 iv/iv
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Wednesday 29 September 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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