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Titles

Joshua Kirby

Maker(s)

Gainsborough, Thomas (Painter)

Notes

History note: Rev. Kirby Trimmer (d. 1887); anon. sale (=W. Forster, executor of the Rev. Kirby Trimmer) Christie's, 12 May 1888 (620; bt. Murray; lent to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1910

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

Production date: circa AD/CE 1764

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 8 cm Height 92 cm Weight 7 kg Width 79.4 cm
Canvas: Height 75.6 cm Width 63.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: TG
  • Location: Lower right
  • Initials

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 709
Primary reference Number: 3245
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3245 Accessed: 2022-01-25 17:06:21

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