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William Pulteney: P.1957-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


William Pulteney


Printmaker: Simon, John
Painter: Kneller, Godfrey, baronet (After)



Legal notes

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Circa 1720 - 1755


II/II (?). A later state with added inscription describing Pulteney's titles.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 351 mm Width 250 mm
Sheet Height 351 mm Width 250 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G. Kneller Baronet pinx.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: I. Simon fecit et ex.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: The Right Honble. William Pulteney / Baron of Hedon, Viscount Pulteney, of Wrington and Earl of Bath.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1957-1991
Primary reference Number: 94683
Chaloner Smith: 128 II/II (?)
O'Donoghue: 2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 26 October 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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