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Professor James Ward: 1144

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Professor James Ward

Maker(s)

McEvoy, Ambrose (Painter)

Notes

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

Relative size of this object

71.1 cm91.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1914) by The Subscribers

Dating

Production date: AD 1913

Note

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

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: 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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Professor James Ward" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3615 Accessed: 2022-08-18 23:06:37

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