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Portrait of Lord Courtney of Penwith, 1883: 1006

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Portrait of Lord Courtney of Penwith, 1883


Draughtsman: Legros, Alphonse



Measurements and weight

Height: 482 mm
Width: 377 mm

Relative size of this object

37.7 m48.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1920-05) by Courtney, Lady


Production date: AD 1883

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A. Legros
  • Location: Top right corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1883
  • Location: Top right corner
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1006
Primary reference Number: 6509
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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