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Reading the will: P.2097-R.6

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Reading the will
Etchings by D. Wilkie, R.A.

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Wilkie, David

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Given to Eric Maclagan's grandfather, Dr. Maclagan, who was President of the College of Physicians and of the College of Surgeons at Edinburgh and a friend of Wilkie's, by Miss Wilkie (the artist's sister).

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1925-03) by Maclagan, Eric

Dating

1819 - 1824

Note

Fourth state

From the series Etchings by D. Wilkie, R.A., London, 1824

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 90 mm Width 127 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DW
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: 1819
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2097-R.6
Primary reference Number: 10430
Laing: 6
Dodgson (Wilkie/Geddes): 11 IV
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 8 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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