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The witty Lord Alvanley: PD.117-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The witty Lord Alvanley
William Arden, 2nd Baron Alvanley (1789-1849)


Draughtsman: Landseer, Edwin Henry




History note: Lady Gilmour; Sotheby's 30/01/1963, lot 86 (part); bt. Alister Matthews; bt. Batchelor March 1963, as by Sir Francis Grant.

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

School or Style


Materials used in production

Sepia wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and sepia wash

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The witty Lord Alvanley
  • Location: Sheet upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.117-2015
Primary reference Number: 213991
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Audit data

Created: Friday 6 January 2017 Updated: Thursday 9 September 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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