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Current Location: In storage


Cattle reposing (1846)


Painter: Cooper, Thomas Sydney



Measurements and weight

Height: 111.7 cm
Width: 158.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by Ellison, Richard, Mrs


Production date: AD 1846

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: T Sidy Cooper (see catalogue for accurate transcription)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1846
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: T. Sidy Cooper ARA / No. 2 / Cattle reposing / 1846
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label
  • Type: Seal
  • Text: C (?) R (?) 1161
  • Location: Verso, on canvas
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 492
Primary reference Number: 839
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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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