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Ullswater from the foot of Gowbarrow Fell: M.50

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Current Location: In storage


Ullswater from the foot of Gowbarrow Fell


Painter: Ibbetson, Julius Caesar




History note: Mary, Marchioness of Thomond; F.D. Reynolds (of Dublin); his posthumous sale Christie's, 15 July 1893 (23), bt. Vokins

Measurements and weight

Height: 58.6 cm
Width: 88.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Production date: AD 1808

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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

  • Text: J. Ibbetson f Masham
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Sept 1808
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Ullswater Cumberland / taken from Gowbarrow / looking up the Lake / painted by Julius C. Ibbetson / Masham Yorks
  • Location: Verso, canvas
  • Method of creation: Paint
  • Text: 187 h
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: 112 / C.B. Marlay Esq
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: MS, red ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 169
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.50
Primary reference Number: 3439
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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