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Unknown Man in Armour: 3845

Object information


Unknown Man in Armour
Richard Cromwell


Des Granges, David (Miniaturist)


History note: E.M. Hodgkins; his sale Christie's 8 July 1914 (109), where bought Pawsey & Payne; L.D. Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 54 mm
Width: 43 mm

Relative size of this object

4.3 m5.4 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 (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

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

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: D / D G
  • Location: Centre right
  • Method of creation: Black
  • Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3845
Primary reference Number: 17860
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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

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