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William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire: 503

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Current Location: In storage


William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire


Painter: Watts, George Frederick




History note: Commissioned by the subscribers

Legal notes

Given to the University by a body of subscibers, and accepted to be placed in the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Measurements and weight

Height: 127.0 cm
Width: 101.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1883) by The Subscribers


Production date: AD 1883

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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: G.F. Watts
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1883
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 503
Primary reference Number: 4015
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 19 March 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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