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Current Location: In storage


General Henry Ireton 1611-51


Miniaturist: Harding, George Perfect



History note: ?Charles Polhill (seen by Scharf 1861 and 1865); Christie's, sale 8 December 1913 (63), 'Property of a Gentleman deceased', where bought Pawsey and Payne; L.D. Cunliffe

Measurements and weight

Height: 50 mm
Width: 40 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1649


Copy after Samuel Cooper, to whom formerly attributed.

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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: S C
  • Location: Lower centre right
  • Method of creation: Black
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1649
  • Location: Lower centre right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Black
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3828
Primary reference Number: 17969
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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