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Study for a portrait of Frances Downman. 1794
Charcoal, touched with red chalk
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Height: 227 millimetres
Width: 189 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This drawing is in Volume 2 of the Third Series of Downman's 'First Sketches of Portraits of distinguished persons'. For further details see 1936,1116.27.1.
There is another portrait of Mrs Downman in an album of drawings compiled by Isabella Chloe Benjamin after Downman's death (1884.0426.25), accompanied by one of her husband, Dr Hugh Downman (1884.0426.24). There is also a study of him in the Fitzwilliam Museum (Munro, Jane, 'John Downman 1750-1824: Landscape, figure studies and portraits of 'Distinguished persons' (Cambridge 1996), no.18 p.43 and no.1912 p.81)
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- See Jane Munro, 'John Downman 1750-1824', exhibition catalogue, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, p.77.
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