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Self-portrait: 774

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Self-portrait

Maker(s)

Painter: Deverell, Walter Howell

Entities

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Notes

History note: Given by the artist to his cousin, Harriet Hogarth; W.T. Deverell, London

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.7 cm
Width: 20.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1849 : An inscription written on the stretcher dates the picture 'about 1849'.

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

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: about 1849
  • Location: On the stretcher
  • Method of creation: Written
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Birmingham Art Gallery
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Walter Howell Deverell / about 1849 / painted by himself
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Ink

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 774
Primary reference Number: 859
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 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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