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Sir Hugh Walpole: 2515

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Current Location: In storage


Sir Hugh Walpole


Painter: Sickert, Walter Richard




History note: With the Savile Gallery, Ltd, London; bt. from them by Sir Hugh Walpole, 1929

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1941.

Measurements and weight

Height: 42.9 cm
Width: 41.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Walpole, Hugh


Production date: AD 1928

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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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sickert
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1928
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Savile Gallery Ltd., 7 Stratford Pl. Oxford St., W.1.
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: stencil at top

  • Text: 3162 Oil Portrait Sir H. Walpole Wm McKenna & Co. Branckenburn nr. Keswick Cumberland 16 1/2 x 16"
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS, with stencilled number
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Arts Council, No.1," Decade 1920-30"
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed, completed in typescript
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2515
Primary reference Number: 3866
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 September 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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