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Title:

William Nation

Maker:

Downman, John; draughtsman; British artist, 1750-1824

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

1780

School/Style:

British

Technique:

drawing (image-making)

Material(s):

black chalk; medium
red chalk; medium
white chalk; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

black, red and white chalk with stump, some lines incised with a stylus, on paper, attached to mount sheet

Dimension(s):

height, 226, mm
width, 192, mm

Acquisition:

given; 1936-10; Anonymous

Provenance:

The artist; bequeathed to his only daughter, Mrs Isabella Cloe Benjamin; acquired by the Hon. George Neville, later Neville Granville, Dean of Windsor, c. 1825; by descent to Mrs Maitland; Lady Longmore; 2nd Series bt. from Lady Longmore in 1936 for the Museum by two anonymous Friends of the Fitzwilliam and by the N.A.C.F.

Notes:

Son of a merchant of Exeter. 2nd Series, Vol. IV, No. 24.

Inscription(s):

; mount, upper right; graphite; 24 / Vol 4
; mount, below; brown ink; Young Mr Nation, his Son, 1780

Exhibition(s):

John Downman 1750-1824. 1996
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 29

Documentation:

Munro, Jane A.. 1996. John Downman 1750-1824; Landscape, figure studies and portraits of 'Distinguished persons'.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 54
Reproduced.

Accession:

Object Number: 1916
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 15091; input: 2000-10-31; modified: 2003-11-19)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/15091





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