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Unknown Lady of the Sotheby or Isted Families: PD.199-1961

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Current Location: In storage


Unknown Lady of the Sotheby or Isted Families


Miniaturist: Cosway, Richard



History note: Sotheby Collection; sold Sotheby's, 11 October 1955 (14), where bought by Louis C.G. Clarke, LL.D.

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 63 mm
Width: 50 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Production date: circa AD 1795

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on ivory

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.199-1961
Primary reference Number: 17801
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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