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The Thames at Chelsea, Evening: 868

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Thames at Chelsea, Evening

Maker(s)

Painter: Hunt, William Holman

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Notes

History note: Given by the painter to Sir John Everett Millais, Bart (1829-1896); Millais sale, Christie's, 2 July 1898 (8), bt. Fairfax Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.2 cm
Width: 20.3 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

Production date: AD 1853

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sketch from a window in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, 1853. Given to John Everett Millais by W. Holman-Hunt
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: June 2 / 95 (or 6). Millais sale, 2 July 1898 (8), "Presented by the artist" bt. Fairfax Murray
  • Location: Verso
  • Text: 145 t.
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Stencil

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 868
Primary reference Number: 3436
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 December 2022 Last processed: Thursday 1 December 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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