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Portrait of an old Turk, seated, full length: PD.128-2015

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Current Location: In storage


Portrait of an old Turk, seated, full length


Draughtsman: Lewis, John Frederick




The subject is wearing baggy trousers, a red sash and coat and a green turban


History note: Agnew & Sons, London; bt. Batchelor, October 1958.

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1840

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 423 mm Width 270 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Watercolour, bodycolour and black chalk

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Constantinople
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.128-2015
Primary reference Number: 214001
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Created: Monday 9 January 2017 Updated: Wednesday 20 April 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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