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George Frederick Handel: 17

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

George Frederick Handel

Maker(s)

Painter: Hudson, Thomas (Copy after)

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Notes

History note: William Boyce (1710-1779); at his death passed into the possession of his niece, who bequeathed it to her godson Thomas F. Walmisley (1783-1866); bought from him by the donor about 1852

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.3 cm
Width: 17.8 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1870) by Ward, Arthur Robert, Rev.

Note

Formerly catalogued as by Giuseppe Grisoni.

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas ( backed onto) panel (wood) ( oval)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas backed onto wood

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: GriSoni Pinx.t
  • Location: Verso, on canvas covering
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 17
Primary reference Number: 3429
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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