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The Windmill: P.1599-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Windmill

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Middiman, Samuel
Painter: Gainsborough, Thomas (After)

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 203 mm
Width: 263 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Production date: AD 1771

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Tho.s Gainsborough R.A. pinx.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Sam.l Middiman sculp.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1599-1991
Primary reference Number: 28938
Nagler (K√ľnstler-Lexicon): 11
Le Blanc: 83
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 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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