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Knole Park: PD.203-1985

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Titles

Knole Park

Maker(s)

Richmond, George (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 137 mm
Width: 215 mm

Relative size of this object

21.5 m13.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Keynes, Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: ? AD 1853 : see 'inscriptions/marks'

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
Watercolour
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with white and yellow heightening over black chalk, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Knole Park
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: probably added later and the date may be inaccurate

  • Text: 1853
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date
  • Text: G.R.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.203-1985
Primary reference Number: 13246
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Knole Park" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/13246 Accessed: 2022-05-24 04:17:45

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