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'He dreams of other idle things': 889(35)

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'He dreams of other idle things'
Slight sketches


Draughtsman: Dance, George II



Measurements and weight

Height: 110 mm
Width: 159 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Grey ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: pen and grey ink and grey wash verso: graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: He dreams of other idle things
  • Location: Lower edge
  • Method of creation: Grey ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 889(35)
Primary reference Number: 10214
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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