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William Cheselden Esqr: P.14222-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


William Cheselden Esqr
Portrait of William Cheselden, 1688-1752


Printmaker: Faber, John II
Painter: Richardson, Jonathan (the Younger) (After)



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay in 1912

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


18th Century
Production date: AD 1753


Inscription on bottom "Surgeon to her late Majesty Queen Caroline Surgeon to St. THomas's Hospital, & to the Royal-College at Chelsea. Fellow of the Royal Society And Member of the Royal Academy of Surgery at Paris." and "I. Richardson pinxt" and "I. Faber fecit 1753." and "Price 2s.6d. Sold at the Golden Head near the Church Bloomsbury Square.".

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14222-R
Primary reference Number: 206307
Chaloner Smith: 79.I
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Tuesday 13 November 2018 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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