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Title:

Joshua Kirby

Maker:

Gainsborough, Thomas; painter; British artist, 1727-1788

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1764

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, canvas, 75.6, cm
width, canvas, 63.2, cm
height, frame, 92, cm
width, frame, 79.4, cm
depth, frame, 8, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1911; Fairfax Murray, Charles

Provenance:

Rev. Kirby Trimmer (d. 1887); anon. sale (=W. Forster, executor of the Rev. Kirby Trimmer) Christie's, 12 May 1888 (620; bt. Murray; lent to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1910

Notes:

Engraved: mezzotint by John Dixon.

Inscription:

initials; lower right; TG

Exhibition(s):

(John Johshua Kirby, 1980). 1980
Venue: Sudbury, Gainsborough House

Documentation:

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1929. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929).London?: p. 68

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1912. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.London?: p. 57

Goodison, J. W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 79-80

Accession:

Object Number: 709
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3245; input: 2000-03-23; modified: 2017-06-12)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3245





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