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Dorelia by the caravan: PD.25-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Dorelia by the caravan

Maker(s)

Painter: John, Augustus Edwin

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Augustus John, 1923; bt. Mrs Rumsey

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 35.5 cm
Width: 26.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1911

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John
  • Location: Upper right
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: in a circle

  • Text: 230
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: White chalk

Inscription present: crossed through

  • Text: Box
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: Reg F 98-15-2
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: R.A., John exhibition., 1954, lent L.C.G.C.
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Chenil Galleries, John exhibition, May-July 1926, no. 44, "By the caravan", purchaser Mrs. Rumsey.
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, John exbn, August 1956, no. 15, lent L.C.G.C.
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: British Council exbn., New York, no date. Lent L.C.G.C.
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: TR 7059/6
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Typed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: U.S. Customs, New York World's Fair, 1939
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Box 4-2 ((?) New York exbn.)
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: (headed) T.M. of A. / Toledo, (below in graphite)
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed with graphite
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 432... / 25
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 59-13-93
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Text: Box 16P1
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Red chalk

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.25-1961
Primary reference Number: 3497
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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