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Visit to the child at nurse: PD.115-1992

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Visit to the child at nurse


Morland, George (Painter)


History note: Charles Huth; Christie's, 6 June 1895, lot 100, bought C. Wertheimer for £1,050 guineas; Charles Sedelmeyer; H.J. Joel, his sale Christie's, 11 April 1980, lot 117, sold for £30,000

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Bequeathed 1991.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1992) by McDonald, D.M.


Production date: circa AD 1788


The companion picture 'The Visit to the Boarding School' is in the Wallace Collection.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas Frame Depth 6.5 cm Height 74.2 cm Width 87.7 cm
Canvas Height 64 cm Width 77.7 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.115-1992
Primary reference Number: 3676
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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