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Miss Laing: 1501

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Titles

Miss Laing

Maker(s)

Leighton, Frederic, Baron (Painter)

Notes

History note: John Laing; Lady Nias; her daughter, Miss Carolin Nias

Measurements and weight

Height: 106 cm
Width: 75.5 cm

Relative size of this object

75.5 cm1.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1928) by Nias, Carolin

Dating

Production date: AD 1853

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: FL
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1853
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1501
Primary reference Number: 3574
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 January 2022 Last processed: Thursday 6 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Miss Laing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3574 Accessed: 2022-05-25 18:21:42

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