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Emma Sandys, the artist's sister: 724

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Emma Sandys, the artist's sister


Sandys, Frederick (Painter)

Measurements and weight

Height: 23.8 cm
Width: 18.7 cm

Relative size of this object

18.7 cm23.8 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Circa 1853 CE - 1855 1855 CE

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas laid down on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Emma Sandys / by / her brother / A.F. Sandys
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Emma Sandys / by F.A. Sandys
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 724
Primary reference Number: 3844
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-10-19 09:50:44

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