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Title:

High Tor, Matlock

Maker:

Crome, John; painter; British artist, 1768-1821

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

in or after 1811
Crome visited Derbyshire in 1811.

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, painted surface, 39.8, cm
width, painted surface, 61.1, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1949; Leggatt Bros

Provenance:

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

Acquisition Credit:

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Inscription(s):

label; verso, stretcher; typescript; (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"
label; verso, stretcher; printed; Messrs. Agnew, Manchester
label; verso, stretcher; R.A. exhibition, 1876, owner Sir W.G. Armstrong, Morpeth
; verso, stretcher; graphite; 127
stencil; verso; 2 1 5 B, 40(?)4(?)X(?) (twice)

Exhibition(s):

Winter Exhibition (1876). 1876
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Notes: lent by Sir W.G. Armstrong
Catalogue number: 17

British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. 1992-09-17 - 1992-10-20
Venue: Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo
Notes: repr. colour
Catalogue number: 14

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 60-61
pl. 29

Clifford, Derek. Clifford, Timothy. 1968. John Crome.London?: Faber and Faber Limitedp. 194
pl. 74a, no. P31

1992. British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Tokyo: p. 52-53
cat. no. 14, reproduced (colour)

Goodison, J.W.. 1967. [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960].London:
Source Title: Illustrated London News II (1960)
p. 1064

Accession:

Object Number: PD.49-1949
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 844; input: 1999-12-23; modified: 2014-02-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/844





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