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Three studies of a visored bascinet: PD.4-1970

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Three studies of a visored bascinet


Draughtsman: Bonington, Richard Parkes




History note: R.W. Reford, Montreal; Christie's sale, 3 March 1970, lot 29 illustrated in catalogue, bought Colnaghi for the Museum

Legal notes

From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 88 mm
Width: 215 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1970) by Christie's


Production date: circa AD 1825 : see catalogue entry for discussion of date


See note to PD.3-1970

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down; the gilt on its edges suggests that the mounting sheet comes from an album)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper with margins in ink, laid down on a hollow mount of Whatman paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Bascinet a vizier
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 1390
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: GOODS INDENTIFIED / FOR EXPORT / Marchandises identifiées / ... d'exportation / 11.3.1946 / C.P. Flynn (signature) / Customs-Excise Officer / Douanes Assise Fontionnaire / ... Dir. Messageries (customs stamp)
  • Location: Mount
  • Method of creation: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.4-1970
Primary reference Number: 8977
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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