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Edward Robert Hughes as a child: 1145

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Edward Robert Hughes as a child


Hughes, Arthur (Painter)


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 1854

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People, subjects and objects depicted

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
  • 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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 26 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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