Skip to main content

A woman feeding birds in a landscape: PD.239-1995

Object information

Awaiting location update


A woman feeding birds in a landscape


Draughtsman: Minton, John




History note: Bought from Abbott & Holder (81629)

Measurements and weight

Height: 253 mm
Width: 181 mm

Relative size of this object

18.1 m25.3 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1995) by Shadrake, Anthony Michael

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black ink and wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Minton
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.239-1995
Primary reference Number: 8243
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "A woman feeding birds in a landscape" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-02-06 22:04:21

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=A woman feeding birds in a landscape |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-02-06 22:04:21|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Birds in a landscape

Accession Number: 361


Accession Number: C.22-1930


Accession Number: C.2227 & A-1928

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...