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The young student: 2548

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Current Location: In storage


The young student


Painter: Unknown




History note: Judge George Evans; his sale, Christie's, 29 November 1918 (112)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Goetze, Constance, Mrs


Circa 1660 - 1665

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Painted Surface Height 73.0 cm Width 62.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Christie's, 29 November 1918 (112), Judge George Evans sale, as "Dobson. Charles II in Oxford robes holding a book"
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Sale catalogue
  • Type: Supporting information
  • Text: 310 CT
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Type: Stencil

Inscription present: describes portrait as Charles II when Prince, at Oxford, by Dobson

  • Location: Verso, frame

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2548
Primary reference Number: 791
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 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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