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Lady Milner (née Miss Mordaunt): PD.25-1997

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Current Location: In storage


Lady Milner (née Miss Mordaunt)


Painter: Devis, Arthur




History note: By descent in the Milner Family, Nun Appleton Hall; Sotheby's sale, 12 March 1980, lot 132

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1991, with a life interest to his widow, relinquished 1996, received 1997.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6.5 cm
Height: 50.8 cm
Width: 35.5 cm
Width: 50.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1997) by McDonald, D.M., Dr


Production date: AD 1760

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Height 66 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Artr. Devis .fe
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1760
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.25-1997
Primary reference Number: 3186
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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