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A lady: M.53

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A lady


Painter: Unknown




History note: Bt. by C.B. Marlay from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd, London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


18th Century, Mid#
Circa 1745 - Circa 1750

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 60.0 cm Width 49.9 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 700
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Painted by W. (?Hogarth)
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 8
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: MS red ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: R.A. Winter Exhibition, 1908 / Portrait of Polly Peachum / C.B. Marlay Esq. / St. Katherines lodge, / Regents Park
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed exhibition label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 13 & 14 Pall Mall East London
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: Portrait of Lavinia / Fenton, Duchess of Bolton / Painted by (?Hogarth) / The property of C. Brinsley Marlay Esq. / St. Katherine's Lodge / Regents Park
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 63
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: painted by W. Hogarth
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.53
Primary reference Number: 800
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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