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The Convalescent: PD.24-1951

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The Convalescent


John, Gwen (Painter)


History note: Captain Peto; Eardley Knolleys, who sold it to Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London, 1950; bt. from them by the Very Rev. E. Milner-White, 1951

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951) by Milner-White, Eric


Circa 1923 - 1924 1924

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Canvas: Height 41.2 cm Width 33 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: ...title, etc.

  • Text: Roland, Browse & Delbanco
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed, completed in typescript
  • Label

Inscription present: carrier's label

  • Text: ?Bourlet
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.24-1951
Primary reference Number: 3516
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 6 August 2021 Last processed: Friday 6 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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