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Self-portrait: P.97-1999

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Self-portrait

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Spencer, Gervase

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999) by Lister, Raymond

Dating

Production date: AD 1753

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1753
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: GS se ipse fecit
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: refers to P.98-1999 also

  • Text: These 2 portraits of Spencer, and his / wife, engraved by him from his own / paintings, are very scarce indeed.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.97-1999
Primary reference Number: 9492
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 July 2016 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Self-portrait" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/9492 Accessed: 2023-01-29 22:30:33

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