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The Farrier's shop: 952

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Farrier's shop


Painter: Mulready, William




History note: Mrs. B. Gibbons, of Hanover Terrace, London; her sale, Christie's, 5 May 1883 (27), bt. Agnew; Thomas Woolner, R.A.

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1918.

Measurements and weight

Height: 40.9 cm
Width: 52.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1919) by Prior, Joseph


Production date: after AD 1820 : The style 'reveals the influence of Constable's paintings of the later 1820's'.

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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: British Council, "British romantic painting, Paris, 1972"
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed with MS additions
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 952
Primary reference Number: 3683
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 August 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 2 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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