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View of Bassenthwaite Water: 1354

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

View of Bassenthwaite Water

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Farington, Joseph

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 185 mm
Width: 255 mm

Relative size of this object

25.5 m18.5 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Wash
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( thick, cream)

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen, ink and wash on thick cream paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: View of Bassenthwaite water, / and the vale, from the Road whic leads / into New Lands - inlcuding on the left hand, nearest / Solway Crag - Crow Crag, - / and on the right the North - West / foot of Skiddaw - (in the artist's hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1354
Primary reference Number: 10559
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "View of Bassenthwaite Water" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/10559 Accessed: 2023-02-01 18:44:43

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{{cite web|url=https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/10559 |title=View of Bassenthwaite Water |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-02-01 18:44:43|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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