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Cyril Benoni Holman Hunt: 1760

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Cyril Benoni Holman Hunt


Painter: Hunt, William Holman



Measurements and weight

Height: 60.9 cm
Width: 50.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1934) by Hunt, Cyril Benoni Holman


Production date: AD 1880

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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

Inscription present: in a monogram

  • Text: WHH
  • Location: On the float
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1880
  • Location: On the float
  • Type: Date
  • Location: Inner slip, along the base, to the left
  • Location: Inner slip, along the base, to the right
  • Text: Bradford Exhibition of Fine Arts, 1904 (lent Rev....?), (with MS note saying) Painted in 1882
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed, with MS
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Corporation of Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, Holman Hunt Exhibition, 1907, no. 104
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Exhibited Grosvenor Gallery, Summer Exhibition 1880, no. 89 (lent W. Holman Hunt), title "Portrait of Cyril B. Holman Hunt"
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1760
Primary reference Number: 3437
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 5 March 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 5 March 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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