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A view of the Avon at Clifton: PD.10-1971

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A view of the Avon at Clifton


Draughtsman: Bampfylde, Coplestone Warre




History note: Beaumont, George Howland

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From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 288 mm
Width: 488 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1971) by Beaumont, George Howland

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Mount composed of ink

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink with grey wash, heightened with red chalk on paper, laid down on an old wash mount

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CW Bampfylde delinq
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: a view of Cooke's / Folly & King Road / taken just above / the Hotwells
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: (also inscribed with random notes, e.g. "Wales" on the horizon)

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.10-1971
Primary reference Number: 8615
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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