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Fruit (Melon, Black Grapes, Plums and Red Currants): 1795

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Fruit (Melon, Black Grapes, Plums and Red Currants)


Draughtsman: Hunt, William Henry



Measurements and weight

Height: 264 mm
Width: 362 mm

Relative size of this object

36.2 m26.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Young, Arthur W.


Production date: circa AD 1840

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Materials used in production

Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support composed of card

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on prepared ground on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W. Hunt
  • Location: Lower left of centre
  • Method of creation: With the brush
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1795
Primary reference Number: 3098
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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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