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A Musical Party, The Mathias family: 647

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Current Location: In storage


A Musical Party, The Mathias family


Painter: Hamilton, Gawen




History note: Thomas James Mathias (1754(?)-1835); George, 5th Earl of Essex (1758-1839); Essex sale, Christie's, 22 July 1893 (43), bt. Agnew; bt. from Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd by Robert Rankin, 1894; his sale, Christie's, 14 May 1898 (40), bt. Agnew; C. Fairfax Murray by 1902

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Height: 63.3 cm
Width: 76.4 cm

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Method of acquisition: Given (1908) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

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Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Accession number: 647
Primary reference Number: 3378
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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