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FDA-P.38-2010

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Object number

FDA-P.38-2010

Object type

Identification

Title

Jane Shore

Title Type

assigned by cataloguer

Description

Half-length portrait of a woman, nude, with an elaborate necklace and jewels in her hair

Description

Content (person)

Dimensions

height (sight size): 485mm
width (sight size): 370mm

Inscription

Labels on reverse:
1. Printed label 'Exhibition of Art Treasures 1857', inscribed in pen and ink 'The Reverend Provost and Fellows of Eton College proprietor'
2. Identical printed label with name inscribed in pen and ink 'Casper Barlow'(?)
3. Printed no.'876', possibly auction no.
4. Luggage label with pencil inscription (needs UV lamp to decipher)
5. Paper label with number in pen and ink '33306'
6. Paper label inscribed in 19th century hand in pen and ink 'Eton'

Physical description

Carved gilt frame

Production

Person

Unknown (Artist)

History and association

Object history note

Exhibited: British Institution, London, 1820 (catalogue number 134); London, British Institution, 1846, no.134; Manchester Art Treasures, 1857 (catalogue number 6); South Kensington, National Portrait Exhibition, 1866 (catalogue number 34)

After 16th-century panel version in King’s College, Cambridge. Dendrochronological testing of King’s version dates ptg to 1550-60 (May 2009).

References

• Cole, B. ed., Eton Collections Review 3, December 2008 (pp.13-21, Fig.2)
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