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Scene near Naples: PD.21-1954

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Scene near Naples


Jones, Thomas (Painter)


History note: Sold Christie's, 'The Property of a Lady whose husband was a descendant of Thomas Jones', 2 July 1954 (220), bt. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd., London

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.1 cm
Width: 34.6 cm

Relative size of this object

34.6 cm24.1 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1954) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd


Production date: AD/CE 1783

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Naples Aprile 1783 TJ
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Lot220
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.21-1954
Primary reference Number: 3520
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 7 December 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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