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Richard Snow: 1752

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Current Location: In storage


Richard Snow


Painter: Pond, Arthur




History note: Dorothea Snow, Lady Harrison; descended to the daughters of Archdeacon Harrison, Brixham; their (anon.) sale, Christie's, 14 December 1934 (42), bt. Spink; bt. from Spink & Son, London, 1935

Measurements and weight

Height: 75.2 cm
Width: 62.9 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1738

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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: 'Pond. pinxit.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1738
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 'Rich: Snow. Esq Æt. 85
  • Location: Lower left
  • Text: Portrait of Richard Snow Esq: of Clipsham / Co: Rutland Barrister at Law father of Lady Harrison. Painted by Arthur Pond (1705-1758)
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1752
Primary reference Number: 3772
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 November 2021 Last processed: Thursday 16 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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