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Henry Vansittart: 1179

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Titles

Henry Vansittart

Maker(s)

Reynolds, Joshua (Painter)

Notes

History note: Colonel Robert Arnold Vansittart, of North Cray Place, Kent; sold by him about 1913; purchased from Agnew's, London, who obtained it from another dealer

Legal notes

From the Spencer George Perceval Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 73.7 cm
Width: 60.3 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1926) by Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd

Dating

Circa 1753 - 1754

School or Style

British

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1179
Primary reference Number: 3803
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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