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Current Location: In storage


Thomas Gray


Painter: Pond, Arthur (Attributed to)




History note: Thomas Gray; bequeathed, 1771, to his cousin May Antobus, who married Thomas Robinson of Cambridge, 1786; passed to her younger sister, Dorothy Comyns (or Comings) of Cambridge (d. 1807); bequeathed to her son, Richard Comyns (or Comings), of Cambridge (d. 1838); bequeathed to his brother-in-law, Henry Hazard, of Cambridge; placed on loan to Pembroke College, Cambridge 1970

Measurements and weight

Height: 126.3 cm
Width: 101.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1858) by Hazard, Henry


Production date: probably AD 1731

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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: LOCK (two of them)
  • Location: Middle, left, book
  • Text: TEMPLE
  • Location: Middle, left, book
  • Text: R. Roe, 14 King's Parade, Cambridge
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Fitz Cat. No 31
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 8
Primary reference Number: 3769
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 27 September 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 27 September 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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