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Unknown man: PD.19-1951

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Titles

Unknown man

Maker(s)

Highmore, Joseph (Painter)

Notes

History note: With Williams & Sutch, London; bought from them by Leggatt Bros., who sold it to R.F. Lambe 1938

Measurements and weight

Height: 48.3 cm
Width: 35.6 cm

Relative size of this object

35.6 cm48.3 cm 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 (1951) by Lambe, Roger Francis

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1745

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jos: Highmore pinx:
  • Location: Lower left
  • Signature
  • Text: 1745
  • Location: Lower left
  • Date
  • Text: 4046
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.19-1951
Primary reference Number: 3357
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/3357 Accessed: 2021-12-01 19:19:49

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{{cite web|url=https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/3357|title=Painting|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-12-01 19:19:49|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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