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Penshurst (1852): PD.19-1968

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Current Location: In storage


Penshurst (1852)


Painter: Brett, John




History note: With P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd, London

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.8 cm
Width: 25.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1968) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd


Production date: AD 1852

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of millboard

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on millboard

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Brett 1852
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: Winsor & Newton

  • Text: Prepared mill-board
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: G. Brett
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 497
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.19-1968
Primary reference Number: 781
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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