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Cottage interior: 470

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Cottage interior


Painter: Goodall, Frederick



Measurements and weight

Height: 33.0 cm
Width: 42.8 cm

Relative size of this object

42.8 cm33 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by Ellison, Richard, Mrs


Production date: AD 1844

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of millboard

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on millboard

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: F. Goodall
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1844
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: red wax seal impression, crest, griffin's head

  • Text: F.M. No. 17 / Interior with figures / F. Goodall A.R.A. / (seal, see below) E
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS and seal
  • Type: Label
  • Text: J.M. & S.M. Smith, dealers & framers, New Bond Street
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: June 2/4 (and more, erased)
  • Location: Verso, board
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: Winsor & Newton, London, (among the other text) Prepared mill-board
  • Location: Verso, board
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 470
Primary reference Number: 3304
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 16 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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