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Thomas Hardy: 1116

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 3


Thomas Hardy


Painter: John, Augustus Edwin




History note: Bt. from the painter for the Fitzwilliam Museum shortly after it was painted

Measurements and weight

Height: 61.3 cm
Width: 51.1 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1923) by Riches, Thomas Henry


Production date: AD 1923

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People, subjects and objects depicted

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: John
  • Location: Upper right
  • Type: Signature
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: 1923
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Charles Chenil & Co. Ltd
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1116
Primary reference Number: 3458
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 17 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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