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Sir William Milner, 2nd Bart: PD.26-1997

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Titles

Sir William Milner, 2nd Bart

Maker(s)

Haytley, Edward (Painter)

Notes

History note: By descent in the Milner family, Nun Appleton Hall; sold by an Institute, London, Sotheby's 12 March 1980, lot 133

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6.7 cm
Height: 50.8 cm
Width: 38 cm
Width: 50.9 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 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 Height 65.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ed. Hatley / Pinxit
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1764
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.26-1997
Primary reference Number: 3332
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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