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Philip Dupont


Gainsborough, Thomas (Painter)


History note: Richard Gainsborough Dupont (1789-1874) of Sudbury, Suffolk, grandson of Philip Dupont, by 1856; his posthumous sale, Sudbury, Wheeler & Westoby, 29 May 1874 (126), bt. Page or Chance; presumably the picture exh. Ipswich Fine Art Club, 1887, lent J.H. Chance; Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, 1910, lent Charles Fairfax Murray

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Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Production date: circa AD/CE 1770

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 8 cm Height 94.5 cm Width 82.6 cm
Canvas: Height 76.2 cm Width 62.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 915
Primary reference Number: 3247
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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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