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Miss Mary Coss: 2395

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Miss Mary Coss


Painter: Grant, Duncan




History note: Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, London, exh.'Recent pictures by British artists', (47), bought F. Hindley Smith

Measurements and weight

Height: 44.2 cm
Width: 35.3 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Rome ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1939) by Hindley Smith, Frank


Production date: AD 1931

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas board

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas covered board

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: D Grant
  • Location: Upper right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: .1 31
  • Location: Upper right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Thomas Agnew & Sons, no. 7381, (both) London and Manchester addresses
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Portrait of Miss Mary Coss by Duncan Grant
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2395
Primary reference Number: 3312
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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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