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View in the Highlands: PD.50-1949

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Current Location: In storage


View in the Highlands


Painter: Vincent, George




History note: Acquired in 1949 by Leggatt Bros., London

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 101.6 cm
Width: 127.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1949) by Leggatt Bros


Production date: AD 1827

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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

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: GV
  • Location: Centre foreground
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1827
  • Location: Centre foreground
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: quite recent

  • Text: G. VINCENT / VIEW IN THE HIGHLANDS. / Exhibited at the British Institute 1830. / No. 349
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Typed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: of some age

  • Text: F. Leedham / Liner
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 6 131 [or 6B1] 114
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: 47 / 30/(?) (half erased)
  • Location: Verso, canvas
  • Method of creation: White chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.50-1949
Primary reference Number: 4002
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 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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