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Titles

Wilkie Collins (1853)

Maker(s)

Collins, Charles Allston (Painter)

Notes

History note: Sir J.E. Millais, Bart, P.R.A. (1829-1896); Millais sale, Christie's, 2 July 1897 (7), bt Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 29.9 cm
Width: 24.1 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1909) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

Production date: AD 1853

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CAC 1853
  • Location: On the desk
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1853
  • Location: On the desk
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 676
Primary reference Number: 816
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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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