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Mrs John Ashton: 659

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Titles

Mrs John Ashton

Maker(s)

Wright, Joseph (Wright of Derby) (Painter)

Notes

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: 101.0 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1769 - 1771

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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