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Mrs John Ashton: 659

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Current Location: In storage


Mrs John Ashton


Painter: Wright, Joseph (Wright of Derby)




History note: Nicholas Ashton, Woolton Hall, Lancashire, son of the sitter (1742-1833); Joseph William Ashton; anon. sale (=J.W. Ashton), Christie's, 9 December 1905 (72), bt. Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 126.1 cm
Width: 101 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1908) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Circa 1769 - 1771

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Weight 17 kg

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 659
Primary reference Number: 4040
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 September 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 19 March 2024

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

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