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The Hen and the Fox; The Cat and the Fox: 1606 f.24

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The Hen and the Fox; The Cat and the Fox
The Hare and the Tortoise; The Hares and the Frogs

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Crane, Walter

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-12) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black ink
Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Page Size Height 179 mm Width 181 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen and black ink and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 3 cols
  • Location: Top
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 47
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: .THE.HEN.AND.THE.FOX.
  • Method of creation: Black ink and red watercolour
  • Text: .THE.CAT.AND.THE.FOX.
  • Method of creation: Black ink with red watercolour

Inscription present: monogram; the letter 'C' contains a profile view of a stylized bird, with a letter 'v' either side of its legs

  • Text: C v v
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 18099
  • Location: Bottom
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 48
  • Location: Verso, upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 3 cols
  • Location: Verso, top
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: :THE.HARE.AND.THE.TORTOISE:
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink with red watercolour
  • Text: :THE.HARES.AND.THE.FROGS:
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink and red watercolour

Inscription present: monogram; a letter 'C' contains a profile view of a stylized bird with a letter 'v' either side of its legs

  • Text: C v v
  • Location: Verso, upper right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 18092
  • Location: Verso, bottom
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1606 f.24
Primary reference Number: 10116
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "The Hen and the Fox; The Cat and the Fox" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10116 Accessed: 2023-02-03 14:46:35

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