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Unknown Man: 3825

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Titles

Unknown Man
Thomas, 3rd Baron Fairfax 1612-71

Maker(s)

Cooper, Samuel (Miniaturist)

Notes

History note: C. Fairfax Murray; L.D. Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 25 mm
Width: 21 mm

Relative size of this object

2.1 m2.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

Note

No resemblance to Fairfax. See print by Faithorne (Eleanor Hamilton). Agree not like Faithhorne, but accepted portraits reasonably close. RB.P.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support: composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3825
Primary reference Number: 17666
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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