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Pamela leaves Mr B's house in Bedfordshire: M.Add.7

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Pamela leaves Mr B's house in Bedfordshire

Maker(s)

Painter: Highmore, Joseph

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Notes

History note: Joseph Highmore's sale, London, Langford's, 5 March 1762 (24); coll. Major Dermot McCalmont, Cheveley Park, Cambridgshire; his sale, Christie's, 26 November 1920 (130), bt. A.H. Buttery; purchased from him by the National Gallery, whence acquired by the Fitzwilliam Museum

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From the Marlay Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 62.6 cm
Weight: 8 kg
Width: 75.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1920)

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1744

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sensual Virtual

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No 5
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Text: 12
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: Nov. 26-20
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: No 5
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Text: 12
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Red pencil
  • Text: 8
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.Add.7
Primary reference Number: 3346
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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