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Carl Friedrich Abel (1723-1787): 4108

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Current Location: In storage


Carl Friedrich Abel (1723-1787)


Wood, William (English miniaturist)



Measurements and weight

Height: 148 mm
Width: 102 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (paper)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WWood.
  • Location: Below right
  • Method of creation: Pencil
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: Name of the sitter

  • Text: Abel
  • Location: Below portrait
  • Method of creation: Pencil
  • Type: Title
  • Text: ISSNG
  • Location: Below left
  • Method of creation: Pencil

Identification numbers

Accession number: 4108
Primary reference Number: 82041
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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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