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Twilight in the woodlands: 1502

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Current Location: In storage


Twilight in the woodlands


Painter: Martin, John



Measurements and weight

Height: 38.1 cm
Width: 76.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1928) by Smith, Lancelot Hugh


Production date: AD 1850

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on canvas)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper, laid down on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. Martin
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1850
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: John Martin KL No 2 / Lindsey House Chelsea / London
  • Location: Verso, wooden backing
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Manchester (?)
  • Location: Verso, wooden backing
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Laing Art Gallery
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1502
Primary reference Number: 3629
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Audit data

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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