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The Convalescent: PD.24-1951

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Current Location: Gallery 1


The Convalescent


Painter: John, Gwen




History note: Captain Peto; Eardley Knolleys, who sold it to Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London, 1950; bt. from them by the Very Rev. E. Milner-White, 1951

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951) by Milner-White, Eric


Circa 1923 - 1924

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 5.8 cm Height 50.6 cm Width 42.6 cm
Canvas Height 41.2 cm Width 33 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Inscription present: ...title, etc.

  • Text: Roland, Browse & Delbanco
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed, completed in typescript
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: carrier's label

  • Text: ?Bourlet
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.24-1951
Primary reference Number: 3516
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 4 March 2024 Last processed: Monday 4 March 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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