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Half-length portrait of an unidentified young man: M.13-1996

Object information

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Half-length portrait of an unidentified young man

Maker(s)

Wax modeller: Percy, Samuel

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Description

Half-length portrait of an unidentified young man. Wax coloured flesh pink, pale red, buff, brown and black. The young man is almost full face, looking slightly to the viewer's right. He wears a stock, a buff waistcoat with gold buttons, and a black jacket with gold buttons. The oval ebonized wood inner frame, set in a rectangular gilt wood frame with a glass front, which has blackened spandrels, each painted in gold with a stylised flower head, and a wavy gold line round the edge of the oval inner frame.

Notes

History note: Sotheby's, 3rd June 1958, lot 125

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Edward Joseph Pyke

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1996) by Pyke, Edward Joseph

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III (Regency)
Production date: circa AD 1819 : probably c.1819

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Frame composed of wood (plant material) Depth 5.6 cm Height 32.0 cm Width 29.0 cm

Materials used in production

Wax

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.13-1996
Primary reference Number: 30394
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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