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Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour over pencil on wove paper
Support: 18.700 x 24.200 cm
Image: 12.000 x 18.000 cm
Secondary support: 44.800 x 33.100 cm

Scope and content

Watercolour study of a tonsured monk drinking the last drop out of a cask. Hudson was assistant private secretary to Lady Falkland's father, William IV, from 1830-37. He was appointed resident gentleman usher to Queen Adelaide in 1831. He was in Italy on political business in 1834. The penciled inscription may be the artists initials, with the city where he did the sketch.
1990-207-9X is also executed by Hudson.
The inscription on the secondary support is in Lady Falkland's handwriting.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
No restrictions on use for reproduction
or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-105178
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Other accession no.
1990-207 X DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-207-26
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Removed from: Album: watercolour study mounted sideways with glue on folio 31 recto

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed.
Inscription: in pencil on support recto, partially under the grey wash, l.r.:JH./[Roma]
Inscription: in pen and brown ink on secondary support under image, u.r.:Mr Hudson

Subject heading

1. activity.
2. activité.


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