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Title:

Major Sir Alexander Allan, Bart 1764-1820

Maker(s) &
Production:

Smart, John, miniaturist, British artist, 1741-1811, India

Category:

miniature (painting)

Name:

miniature (painting)

Date:

1787

School/Style:

British

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

watercolour; medium
ivory; support

Technique
Description:

watercolour on ivory

Dimension(s):

height, 53, mm
width, 40, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1937; Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

Provenance:

Alexander Allan Webbe; his sale Christie's, 23 April 1914 (40), where bought Pawsey and Payne; L.D. Cunliffe

Inscription(s):

signature; lower right; black; JS
date; lower right, below the above; black; 1787 / I
; frame, verso; engraved; Sir Alexr Allan Bt MP for Berwick Director of the East India Company; in copperplate
; in central compartment; gold; A A; monogram

Exhibition(s):

Treasures of Cambridge. 1959-03-17 - 1959-04-18
Organiser: Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths
Venue: Goldsmith's Hall, London
Catalogue number: 348

Documentation:

Bayne-Powell, Robert Lane. 1985. Catalogue of Portrait Miniatures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 200-1
Reproduced.

Foskett, D.. 1964. John Smart: The Man and his Miniatures.London?: p. 19

(Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1959).London:
Source Title: Illustrated London News 234 (2-March-1959)
p. 478
Illus. (Check date: could be 21 March 1959).

1959. Le Style Anglais 1750-1850.Colmar, Paris:
Source Title: Collection connaisance des arts()
p. 224
No. 2.

Accession:

Object Number: 3881
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 18226; input: 2001-01-11; modified: 2018-12-20)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/18226





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