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Landscape and seascape with figure: PD.65-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Landscape and seascape with figure

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Read, David Charles

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 111 mm
Width: 161 mm

Relative size of this object

16.1 m11.1 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Production date: AD 1831

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper, attached to a sheet of paper at right hand edge

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: D C Read
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1838
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.65-R
Primary reference Number: 28419
Temporary Perceval number: PB65
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Landscape and seascape with figure" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/28419 Accessed: 2023-01-28 19:58:07

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/28419 |title=Landscape and seascape with figure |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-01-28 19:58:07|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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