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Sir William Nicholson: 1641

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Sir William Nicholson


Painter: John, Augustus Edwin




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: AD 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
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Royal Commission for the Rome Exhibition, Dicksee & Co. agents.
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Chenil, Chelsea
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: LONDON 37
  • Location: Verso stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: 42
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1641
Primary reference Number: 3463
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 August 2023 Last processed: Thursday 10 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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