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Lake and mountain scenery: 3673

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Titles

Lake and mountain scenery

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Gilpin, William

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Description

Thin card bound album containing 16 leaves and 12 drawings.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

1785 - Circa 1788

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Sheet And Cover Size Height 186 mm Width 275 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: William Gilpin 1724-1804
  • Location: Front cover, upper centre
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: deleted by graphite line

  • Text: Cab. Drawers.
  • Location: Front cover, upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 1-3-7
  • Location: Front cover, upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: sale catalogue excerpt?

  • Text: 258 GILPIN (Wm). A series of twelve original Drawings of lake and / mountain scenery, in pen and wash, each with the artist's mark. Arranged in oblong roy. / 8vo scrap book, with the Gilpin bookplate prefixed, and a note in his autograph, 'Drawings / between 1785 and 1788', wrappers. 6 guineas. 1785-88
  • Location: F.1 recto, upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Text: William Gilpin 1724-1804
  • Location: F.1 recto, upper centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Drawings between 1785 & 1788 / These drawings & a few others of an early date / are neater, but not so free perhaps as those / which were executed afterwards. / This was Mr. Gilpin's remark on the / drawings from Lot 29 to Lot 43 in the / Catalogue of the first sale 1802 / (The above note is in the handwriting of Ed Forster[?] Esq.)
  • Location: F.1 recto, centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink on laid paper, attached to album sheet
  • Text: Gilpin / 6 guineas
  • Location: F.1 recto, lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: sale catalogue excerpt?

  • Text: 235 GILPIN (Wm.) A series of twelve original Drawings of lake and mountain / scenery, in pen and wash, each with the artist's mark. Arranged in oblong roy. 8vo scrap / book, with the Gilpin bookplate prefixed, and a note in his autograph, 'Drawings between 1785 and 1788', wrappers. 6 guineas 1785-88
  • Location: F.1 recto, lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Text: 632 / f/3/0
  • Location: F.1 recto, lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Gilpin's bookplate: name appears on a banner wrapped around a shield with a boar motif

  • Text: 26 / William Gilpin
  • Location: F.1 verso, upper centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink MS. and black printer's ink
  • Text: Drawings / between / 1785 & 1788
  • Location: F.1 verso, lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink on laid paper label
  • Text: Gilpin's mark in bottom lefthand corner / stamped blind
  • Location: F.2 recto, lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3673
Primary reference Number: 36485
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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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