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High Tor, Matlock: PD.49-1949

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Titles

High Tor, Matlock

Maker(s)

Crome, John (Painter)

Notes

History note: Possibly coll. Joseph Gillott (1799-1872), see his executor's sale, Christie's, 26 April 1872 (205), bt. Grundy & Smith; John Heugh, sold Christie's 24 April 1874 (166), bt. Agnew, Manchester; Sir W.G. Armstrong; sold Armstrong Heirlooms, Christie's, 24 June 1910 (58), bt. Vicars, London; 1st Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax by 1949; with Gooden & Fox, London, who sold it to Leggatt Bros, London, from whom it was purchased

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1949) by Leggatt Bros

Dating

Production date: in or after AD/CE 1811 : Crome visited Derbyshire in 1811.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Painted Surface: Height 39.8 cm Width 61.1 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (gives name of artist and title of picture, and "From the Hugh Sale 1874, 210 guineas. Exhibited at Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy, No. 17, 1876, and mentioned in Collins Baker's "Crome", page 167"
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Typescript
  • Label
  • Text: Messrs. Agnew, Manchester
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: R.A. exhibition, 1876, owner Sir W.G. Armstrong, Morpeth
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Label
  • Text: 127
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 2 1 5 B, 40(?)4(?)X(?) (twice)
  • Location: Verso
  • Stencil

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.49-1949
Primary reference Number: 844
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 8 September 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 8 September 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: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/844 Accessed: 2021-10-19 09:57:10

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