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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Titles

Unknown Man
Lord Torpichen

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Spencer, Gervase

Categories

Description

Watercolour and body colour on ivory, in a frame set with pearls

Measurements and weight

Height: 31 mm
Width: 27 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1760

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: G.S.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3923
Primary reference Number: 18238
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 31 July 2018 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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