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Book of sketches from Italian paintings


Draughtsman: Murray, Charles Fairfax




Vellum bound sketchbook containing ff, and one front end paper.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.


1873 CE - 1875 CE

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Components of the work

Sheet Size Height 249 mm Width 186 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Charles Fairfax Murray / (1849-1919) / Book of Sketches from Italian Paintings. / Bequeathed by J.R. Holliday, Aug. 1927
  • Location: Front cover
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Text: Charles Fairfax Murray
  • Location: F.1 recto, top
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Accession number: 1402
Primary reference Number: 36124
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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