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Farm Buildings, Dorchester, Oxon.: 666

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Object information

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Titles

Farm Buildings, Dorchester, Oxon.

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Boyce, George Price

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: George Price Boyce ; Charles Fairfax Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 370 mm
Width: 535 mm

Relative size of this object

53.5 m37 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1908-08) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G.P. Boyce / Dorchester - Oxfordshire
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: (no address) Dorchester (Oxfordshire) / G.P. Boyce
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label, MS

Inscription present: crossed out and '666' added in graphite

  • Location: Frame, verso, upper left
  • Method of creation: Heavy ink with graphite alterations
  • Text: S 2 7 J (Christie's mark)
  • Location: Backboard
  • Text: July 1/97
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: Chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 666
Primary reference Number: 8993
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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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