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'Pray Pity the Sorrows of a Poor Blind Man': PD.1-2001

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'Pray Pity the Sorrows of a Poor Blind Man'


Draughtsman: Gillray, James




History note: L.G. Duke; CBE; Sotheby's, 21 May 1970, lot 61 (sale of Duke collection, part II); bt. Spink & Son; Sir Ivor Batchelor (April 1971), by whom given

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Height: ? mm
Width: ? mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2001) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink with grey wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Pray Pity ... Poor Blind
  • Location: Centre
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-2001
Primary reference Number: 28246
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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