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The Chimpanzee: 2494

Object information

Awaiting location update


The Chimpanzee


Draughtsman: Detmold, Edward Julius



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-09-10) by Rotch, Claude Dickason

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Size Height 264 mm Width 207 mm
Page Size Height 286 mm Width 220 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: EJD
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 16
  • Location: Below monogram
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: (title of drawing, artist's name, medium, "No. 746" and "25 proofs")
  • Location: Old backing
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: The Brook St. Art gallery, 14 Brook St., New Bond St., W.
  • Location: Old backing
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2494
Primary reference Number: 10284
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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