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'The pot of Gartness', Drymen, Stirlingshire: PD.20-1984

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Current Location: In storage


'The pot of Gartness', Drymen, Stirlingshire


Landseer, Edwin Henry (Painter)


History note: The artist's sale, Christie's 8 May 1874, lot 288, bt. Agnew's, (165 gns), sold to John Graham of Skelmorlie Castle, Ayrshire; E.C. Potter by 1878, his sale, Christie's, 22 March 1884, lot 30, bought by H.W. Easton, M.P., later Lord Cheylesmore; his sale, Christie's, 7 May 1892, lot 38, 'River scene with woodland banks'; with Scharf, from whom bought by Nicholas Argenti, 1 February 1953, (£100); by descent to his daughter, Mrs Ann Conran, from whom purchased through Harari and Johns Ltd.

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Bought from the Fairhaven Fund, 1984

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.1 cm
Width: 35.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1984) by Fairhaven Fund, The


Production date: circa AD 1830

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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: E.L.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

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Accession number: PD.20-1984
Primary reference Number: 3543
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 November 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 16 November 2021

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

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