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Shipping passing the Eddystone Lighthouse: PD.14-1997

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Current Location: In storage


Shipping passing the Eddystone Lighthouse


Painter: Holman, Francis




History note: Anon. sale, Sotheby's, 22 November 1967, lot 55; bt. Leggatt (for £3,200); bt Dr. D.M. McDonald

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 98.8 cm
Width: 128 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1996) by McDonald, D.M., Dr


Production date: ? AD 1773

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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: F. Holman
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1773 (?)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.14-1997
Primary reference Number: 3412
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 1 March 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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