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Memorial to Thomas and John Fitzwilliam: 465

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Current Location: Gallery 31 (Armoury)


Memorial to Thomas and John Fitzwilliam


Painter: Unknown




History note: Viscounts Montague at Cowdray House, Sussex, until after 1793, when it passed at a date unknown to Richard, Viscount Fitzwilliam, founder of the Fitzwilliam Musuem

Measurements and weight

Height: 84.4 cm
Width: 114.9 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Production date: circa AD 1730


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Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: .THOMAS FFITZ./WILLYAM (see catalogue for accurate transcription)
  • Location: At left
  • Text: Ihoan, FFITZ,/WILLIAM (see catalogue for accurate transcription)
  • Location: At right
  • Text: IN DOYING THEIR DUETIES AGAINST THE SCOTS / AT FLODDON FIELD UPON FRIDAY 9th SEPTEMr. 1513 (see catalogue for accurate transcription)
  • Location: On base, on the panel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 465
Primary reference Number: 805
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 27 November 2020 Last processed: Thursday 16 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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