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Doctor Rust Epicurean Professor in the University of Cambridge: P.14861-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Doctor Rust Epicurean Professor in the University of Cambridge
Portrait of Samuel Peck

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Sharp, Christopher
Designer: attributed to
Draughtsman: Sharp, Christopher (After)
Painter: attributed to (After)

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Description

Etching on laid paper. Head and shoulders of a large, rotund gentleman with deep shadow in the place of his eyes. He wears a powdered wig and a mortarboard with academic gown and bands. Scratched onto the plate below the image: 'Doctor Rust / Epicurean Professor in the / University of C---e'. The lettering has been annotated in graphite thus: 'Sam: Peck [Doctor Rust] Trin: Coll / [Epicurean Professor in the] / [University of C]ambridg[e] / Ch: Sharp del & sc Camb:'. P.14862-R is another impression without the graphite annotations and which has a visible platemark.

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Acquisition and important dates

by unknown

Note

Height 82mm (cut to platemark) x width 71mm (cut to platemark)

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14861-R
Primary reference Number: 225471
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 5 September 2018 Updated: Monday 7 January 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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