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Painting: 1654

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Object information

Titles

  • A forest road

With Edward Noyes, Chester; coll. Edmund Peel (1826-1903); his son Major Hugh E.E. Peel (1871-1950); anon. sale (= Major Peel), Christie's, 28 July 1933 (49), bt. for the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Named entities

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Given
  • Dates: 1933

Dating

  • Production date: circa CE 1750 : A landscape drawing with much similarity of composition, in 1969 with Sabin Galleries, London, has been dated to the early 1750's.

Maker(s)

Subjects depicted

Materials used in production

Components of the work

  • Support composed of canvas
  • Frame measuring: Depth by cm by 7.5 by Height by cm by 84.2 by Width by cm by 97.2
  • Canvas measuring: Height by cm by 62.8 by Width by cm by 75.5

Techniques used in production

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 60
  • Location: Verso, canvas
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: 44 9 FR (Christie's)
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: July 28 33
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: 49
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: E. Peel Esq.
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 25129
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS, ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 2 pictures / Marvell [?]
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS, ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Gainsborough A forest / scene with figures & Cattle / A genuine production of this admirable Master / No 6
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS, ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Morull (this is a signature and is not accurately transcribed)
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS, ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 7
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 2
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Edward Noyes (trade label), / 26 Bridge......Row Che......
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: SF
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: frame to ..... [two illegible words]
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: 28
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: No 1
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

References and bibliographic entries

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Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Tuesday 19 January 2021
  • Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

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