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Dr. Monro visiting his stables at Bushey, being rebuilt after the fire: 1380

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Dr. Monro visiting his stables at Bushey, being rebuilt after the fire


Draughtsman: Hunt, William Henry




History note: Sir J. Charles Robinson; his posthumous sale Sotheby's 24 February 1914; bt. Holliday

Measurements and weight

Height: 372 mm
Width: 270 mm

Relative size of this object

27 m37.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927) by Holliday, J. R.


Production date: AD 1815 : Date from the unpublished diary of E.T. Munro, (Dr. Munro's eldest son): "1815, 19 Aug - Hunt drawing the stables this evening".


Hunt's use of reed pen is directly attributable to his knowledge of Canaletto from his early days in the Monro Academy

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Reed pen, brown ink and watercolour on paper

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1380
Primary reference Number: 3091
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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