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Portrait of a painter


Dandridge, Bartholomew (Painter)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1908) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


The painting may well by a self-portrait, possibly the very one recorded by George Vertue in 1729, when Dendridge was 38, but no self-portraits, painted or engraved, appear to be extant for purposes of comparison.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Painted Surface: Height 128.3 cm Width 102.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Galerie Sedelmeyer, Paris
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Seal

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 658
Primary reference Number: 848
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-01-16 18:24:39

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