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A Cognocenti contemplating ye beauties of ye antique: P.567-1948

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

A Cognocenti contemplating ye beauties of ye antique
Sir William Hamilton

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Gillray, James
Publisher: Humphrey, Hannah

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948) by Beaumont, Violet, Lady

Dating

Production date: AD 1801-02-11

School or Style

English

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Plate Height 362 mm Width 255 mm
Sheet Height 421 mm Width 321 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Js Gillray - invt - & fect -
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Pubd. Feby. 11th. 1801. by H. Humphrey. 27 St. James' Street
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: A Cognocenti Contemplating Ye Beauties of Ye Antique
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Sir William Hamilton
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.567-1948
Primary reference Number: 81658
Stephens/George: 9753
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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