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Linnaeus in his Lapland dress: P.26-1958

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Linnaeus in his Lapland dress
Portrait of Charles Linnaeus, 1707-1778

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Dunkarton, Robert
Publisher: Thornton, Robert John
Painter: Hoffman, Martin (After)
Printmaker: Kingsbury, Henry

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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

19th Century
Production date: AD 1805

Note

Inscriptions on bottom "From an original picture in the possession of Dr. Thornton." and "Hoffman pinxt." and "Dunkarton sculpt" and "London. Published by Dr. Thornton. June 1. 1805.". Inscription around drum "Carolus Linnaeus a Lapponia redux aetat 30, anno 1737" and "Mart Hoffman fecit". Inscription in pencil on the mount "By Henry Kingsbury".

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.26-1958
Primary reference Number: 206116
Chaloner Smith: 8.III
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Monday 25 October 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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