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Unknown man (1693)


Beale, Charles (Painter)


History note: With Paul and Dominic Colnaghi, and Co., London, 1863; C.F. Huth, sale, Christie's, 19 March 1904 (40), bt. Agnew

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1693

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas Painted Surface Height 75.5 cm Width 62.8 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Carolus Beale fecit.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1693
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 194 AR
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: MAR 19 '04
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 3
  • Location: Verso, on frame and stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 429
  • Location: Verso, on frame and stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 40
  • Location: Verso, on stretcher
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Text: C.F.M.
  • Location: Verso, on stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 643
Primary reference Number: 751
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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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