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Joseph and John Gulston, Esqrs: P.20-1958

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Joseph and John Gulston, Esqrs
Portrait of John Gulston, 1750-1764 and Joseph Gulston, 1744/45-1786

Maker(s)

Green, Valentine (Printmaker)
Sayer, Robert (Publisher)
After Cotes, Francis (Painter)

Legal notes

Given by Louis C. G. Clarke, Trinity Hall, April 1958

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1771

Note

Inscriptions on bottom "F. Cotes Pinxt." and "V. Green fecit" and "R. Sayer Perfecit" and "London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, No. 53 in Fleet Street / Published as the Act directs 1st Jany 1771". Inscription in pencil on the back "… Joseph Gulston who died in his 14th year July 16 1786. / He formed an ....[?] collection ... [?] portraits offered this collection to the Emperor of Russia for £20.000 which was refused. The colelction was sold in London on a 40 days sale realized ...[unreadable]".

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.20-1958
Primary reference Number: 206106
Chaloner Smith: 59.II
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Monday 8 November 2021 Last processed: Monday 8 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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