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Isabella Saltonstall as Una in Spenser's 'Faerie Queene': PD.45-1971

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 2

Titles

Isabella Saltonstall as Una in Spenser's 'Faerie Queene'

Maker(s)

Painter: Stubbs, George

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Notes

History note: Miss Isabella Saltonstall (d. 1829); Sir Walter Gilbey, sale (Christie's) 11 June 1915 (409) bt S Gilbey; Leslie T. Good (d. 1965); Harold Good (brother of L.T. Good)

Legal notes

From the Cunliffe, Perceval and Paintings and Duplicates Funds, 1971

Measurements and weight

Height: 47.9 cm
Width: 63.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1971) by Good, Harold

Dating

Production date: AD 1782

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Enamel

Components of the work

Support composed of ceramic ( oval)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Enamel on ceramic

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Geo: Stubbs pinxit
  • Location: To the right, on the rocks
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1782
  • Location: To the right, on the rocks
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 1122 CH (Gilbet sale 1915)
  • Location: Verso, wooden backing
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: EZ - 386 - 29
  • Location: Verso, wooden backing
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: June 11-15
  • Location: Verso, wooden backing
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Location: Verso, wooden backing
  • Method of creation: 409
  • Text: G. STUBBS 'Scene from the Faeire Queen'
  • Location: Verso, wooden backing
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Supporting information
  • Text: 128
  • Location: Verso, wooden backing
  • Method of creation: Black crayon
  • Text: 9
  • Location: Verso, wooden backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 26 (dubious)
  • Location: Verso, wooden backing
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: Isabella Saltonstall Aged sixteen. / In the character of Una, Spenser's Faery Queen - / From her fayre eyes he took commandment / and ever by her looks conceived her intent
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.45-1971
Primary reference Number: 3971
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 30 January 2024 Last processed: Thursday 1 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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