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Path through trees: PD.11-1984

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Path through trees


Palmer, Samuel (Draughtsman)


History note: Mrs Lord; the Manning Gallery, London, 1959, where bought by Mrs Cecil Keith; with Messrs. Agnew

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From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 106 mm
Width: 140 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1984) by Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd


Production date: circa AD/CE 1845 : see 'notes'

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Components of the work

Support: composed of card

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour, pen(?)/point of the brush over traces of graphite on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sold to Mrs Lord / for 6/-
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.11-1984
Primary reference Number: 12202
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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