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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Viscount Peel: P.3081-R

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Current Location: In storage


Arthur Wellesley, 1st Viscount Peel


Unknown (Printmaker)
After Rutland, Violet Manners, Duchess of (Draughtsman)


History note: P & D Colnaghi & Co. gave to John Charrington [Lugt 572], October 1932.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Charrington, John


Production date: circa AD 1891


After a pencil (?) drawing by Violet, Duchess of Rutland.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Plate Height 315 mm Width 244 mm
Sheet Height 354 mm Width 274 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand photogravure

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: VG [letters interlaced]
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1891.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: Lugt 572

  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: Arthur W. Peel
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: Similar to Heawood 1365 [later variant?]

  • Text: Fortune and the initial 'N' [cut]
  • Type: Watermark

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3081-R
Primary reference Number: 86359
Lugt: 572
Heawood: 1365
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 March 2022 Last processed: Thursday 10 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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