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A horse-fair: PD.34-1971

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A horse-fair


Draughtsman: Unknown




History note: At one time with Richard Hodgkin Ltd., 23 Cork Street, London, W.1. (from label on verso of frame, marked Cat. No. 57 and 144/12/65)

Legal notes

In memory of Sir Frank Lee, Master of Corpus Christi College

Measurements and weight

Height: 256 mm
Width: 422 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1971) by Lee, Lady


Or Flemish?; formerly assigned to Gerrit van Battem

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over traces of black chalk, on paper, the top and bottom edges bound with brown adhesive paper, and a thin line of black wash borders it on all sides

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cat. No. 57 (and) 144/12/65
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.34-1971
Primary reference Number: 4234
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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