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Edward Robert Hughes as a child: 1145

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Current Location: In storage


Edward Robert Hughes as a child


Painter: Hughes, Arthur




History note: E.R. Hughes; Mrs. E.R. Hughes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1925) by Hughes, Edward Robert, Mrs.


Circa 1853 - 1854

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 7.5 cm Height 74 cm Width 46.5 cm
Canvas Height 56.8 cm Width 29.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E R Hughes at / two & a half years / old. Painted by / his uncle / Arthur Hughes.
  • Location: Upper left
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: America
  • Location: Verso, canvas
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: painted by / Arthur Hughes 6 Upper Belgrave Place
  • Location: Verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1145
Primary reference Number: 3432
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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