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Robert Burns: P.124-1937

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Titles

Robert Burns
Portrait of Robert Burns, 1759-1796

Maker(s)

Walker, William (Printmaker)
Walker, William (Publisher)
After Nasmyth, Alexander (Painter)
Cousins, Samuel (Printmaker)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Leonard Daneham Cunliffe, 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1830

Note

Inscriptions on bottom "PRIVATE PLATE. Excudit December 1830. Wm. Walker No.64 Margaret Street, Cavendish Square, and 22. London Street, Edinburgh." and "Engraved by Wm. Walker and Sl. Cousins from the original Picture of the same size in the Possession of Mrs Burns. Painted by Alexr. Nasmyth in 1787." and "Robert Burns. Born MDCCLIX. Died MDCCXCVI." with facsimile of Burn's.

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.124-1937
Primary reference Number: 206084
Whitman (Walker): 31.IV
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Friday 21 January 2022 Last processed: Friday 21 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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