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Farmyard at Soberton, Surrey: 1139

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Farmyard at Soberton, Surrey


Painter: Holmes, Charles John




History note: Placed on loan to the City of Cambridge, 1972

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6.7 cm
Height: 68.6 cm
Width: 103.5 cm
Width: 76.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1924) by Barlow, Thomas Dalmahoy, Sir


Production date: AD 1923

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Height 95.7 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C.J.H.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1923
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1139
Primary reference Number: 3413
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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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