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Unknown Lady: PD.63-1948

Object information

Titles

Unknown Lady

Maker(s)

Lens, Bernard III (Miniaturist)

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1946 through the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 76 mm
Width: 56 mm

Relative size of this object

5.6 m7.6 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 (1948) by Manuk, P. C. and Coles, G. M., Miss

Dating

Circa 1710 - 1715 1715

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support: composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on ivory

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: B L
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.63-1948
Primary reference Number: 18087
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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