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Current Location: In storage


A musician






History note: 'Mr Hallitt'; Richard Clark (1780-1856), London, by 1830; his sale, London, Puttick's, 25-8 June 1853 (577), bt Ellerton; John Lodge Ellerton (1810-1873)

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Method of acquisition: Given (1875) by Lodge, Adam


Circa 1700 CE - 1750 CE

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Painted Surface Height 102.2 cm Width 87.7 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Portrait of George Frederick Handel / Painted by Sir James Thornhill, now in the possession of Richard / Clark Esq, of Lettlington tower cloisters, Westminster, 1830
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 9
Primary reference Number: 799
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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