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A sandy hollow: PD.1-1966

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A sandy hollow


Crome, John (Painter)


History note: D. Gurney; bt. from his family by the 1st Lord Wimborne (1853-1914), 1867; his son, 1st Viscount Wimborne; his sale, Christie's, 2 March 1923 (64), bt. Colnaghi

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1959 with a life-interest to Lady Vera Murray Morrison, who d. 1966.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1966) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


? 1812 - 1815 1815

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Painted Surface: Height 38.4 cm Width 51.1 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R.A. label, Old Masters, 1881, "Bank with trees", lent Lord Wimborne, Canford Manor, when it was no. 22
  • Location: Verso
  • Label
  • Text: 382 DP (Christie's)
  • Location: Vers
  • Stencil
  • Text: (now illegible, some of it under the R.A. label)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: White chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-1966
Primary reference Number: 845
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 8 September 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 8 September 2021

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

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