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Marguerite, Countess of Blessington: P.2118-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Marguerite, Countess of Blessington


Printmaker: Reynolds, Samuel William I
Painter: Lawrence, Thomas (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


19th century
Production date: circa AD 1830


Proof before letters.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Plate Height 353 mm Width 276 mm
Sheet Height 353 mm Width 276 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: S. W. Reynolds / after Sir Th. Lawrence / Marguerite Countess of Blessington / Rare proof before all letters
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: P.13
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: P.6080.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2118-1991
Primary reference Number: 95120
Whitman (Reynolds): 31 I/III
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 December 2021 Last processed: Thursday 16 December 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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