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The Proposal: 776(1)

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The Proposal


Draughtsman: Brown, Ford Madox




History note: [In Madox Brown's Sale? (Not listed in catalogue): Messrs T. & G. Wharton, at 1 St Edmund's Terrace, Regent's Park, London, 29-31 1894] C. Fairfax Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 150 mm
Width: 150 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915-12) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


One of 7 designs for the panels of a bookcase

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and sepia ink, with traces of graphite, drawn within a curved rectangle on paper, stuck down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AD 1809
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: F.MB No. 1
  • Location: Verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 776(1)
Primary reference Number: 9102
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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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