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Lake scene: PD.180-2015

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Lake scene


Varley, John (Draughtsman)


In the foreground, a girl sits at the water's edge


History note: S. Arthur Peto, Downs Court, Sandwich, Kent; sale (Sotheby's) 15/1/1964, lot 40; bt. anonymously by Batchelor

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Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

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


19th century
Circa 1836 CE - Circa 1839 CE

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Support composed of paper

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Drawing : Brown wash

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  • Text: J. Varley
  • Location: Sheet lower left
  • Type: Name
  • Text: J. Varley
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Type: Name

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Accession number: PD.180-2015
Primary reference Number: 215714
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Created: Friday 7 April 2017 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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