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Current Location: In storage


Professor James Ward


Painter: McEvoy, Ambrose




History note: In the keeping of Mrs James Ward, 1914-25, when it was placed in the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 91.7 cm
Width: 71.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1914) by The Subscribers


Production date: AD 1913


Painted to mark the sitter's 70th birthday, but not considered a good likeness

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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: A McEvoy
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1913
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1144
Primary reference Number: 3615
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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