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Sir William Nicholson: 1641

An image of Painting

Object information


Sir William Nicholson


John, Augustus Edwin (Painter)


History note: Sir William Nicholson; on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1919-33; purchased from Sir William Nicholson for the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1933

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Courtauld, Miss Sydney Renee


Production date: CE 1909

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 13 cm Height 219 cm Weight 34 kg Width 171.5 cm
Canvas: Height 190.2 cm Width 143.8 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, USA, (blank but for endorsement "24-17" under "Case No.", and printed number 69 stuck on )
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: Royal Commission for the Rome Exhibition, Dicksee & Co. agents.
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: Chenil, Chelsea
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Stencil
  • Text: LONDON 37
  • Location: Verso stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: 42
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1641
Primary reference Number: 3463
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 May 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 16 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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