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Current Location: In storage




Painter: Shannon, Charles Haslewood



Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Production date: AD 1917


The composition is repeated, with minor modifications, in a lithograph by Shannon of 1918.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 8.6 cm Height 101.8 cm Width 100.5 cm
Canvas Height 68.6 cm Width 68 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1917
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: R.A., exhibition 1918 (98)
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 56594
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: James Bourlet and Son. Fine Art packers
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Type: Label
  • Text: J.H. STEER
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: figure '7' in a circle

  • Text: City of Bradford Corporation Art Gallery. Cartwright Memorial Hall Loan No 7
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 16 packages of valuable pictures, Messrs Dicksee and Co Ltd 7. Duke St St. James' London. Per Pass train
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Text: Liverpool 1922 Dicksee and Co.
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: round

  • Text: 298
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 177
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2294
Primary reference Number: 3860
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 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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