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Sleeping lioness: 3939

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Sleeping lioness

Maker(s)

Painter: Ward, James

Entities

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Measurements and weight

Height: 38.1 cm
Width: 59.1 cm

Relative size of this object

59.1 cm38.1 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

by Unknown

Dating

1840 - 1850

School or Style

British

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: [?] by James [?] Ward R.A. / Sleeping Lionness
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: 640
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Red chalk

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3939
Primary reference Number: 4012
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 2 October 2018 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Sleeping lioness" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/4012 Accessed: 2022-09-28 18:11:03

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