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Ploughing: Study for 'The Mantle of Elijah': PD.157-1985

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Current Location: In storage


Ploughing: Study for 'The Mantle of Elijah'


Painter: Richmond, George




History note: Sir Arthur Richmond, the artist's grandson; Sir Geoffrey Keynes

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, in lieu of Capital taxes.

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.4 cm
Width: 16.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Keynes, Geoffrey

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.157-1985
Primary reference Number: 3816
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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