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Boy with a bird's nest: 1102

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Current Location: In storage


Boy with a bird's nest


Painter: Hoppner, John




History note: With Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, London

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1894.

Measurements and weight

Height: 77.5 cm
Width: 64.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1923) by Sandars, Samuel

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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: (Agnew label, old)
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 157 R
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1102
Primary reference Number: 3418
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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