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Lyndra in Wales: 2450

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Current Location: In storage


Lyndra in Wales


Painter: Lees, Derwent




History note: Bt. by Ingram from the Redfern Gallery, London, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 32.7 cm
Width: 40.6 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Ingram, Edward Maurice Berkeley


1910 - 1914

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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: Lees
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Redfern Gallery, Cork Street (records purchase by Ingram Sept. 1937)
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Exbn. of 20th C. British painting, Nat. Gall 1940 (101), lent Ingram
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: This is a picture of Mrs.. Derwent Lees darning a pair of Augustus John's socks. (Told me by Mrs. D. Lees July 1937. EMBJ)
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2450
Primary reference Number: 3566
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 May 2021 Last processed: Thursday 16 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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