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Sleeping mother and child: PD.5-2000

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Sleeping mother and child


Draughtsman: Leighton, Frederic, Baron




History note: H.C. Green; Sotheby's 16 April 1962 (second part of the Green sale); bought Colnaghi, from whom acquired by the donor, April, 1962

Measurements and weight

Height: 253 mm
Width: 206 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2000) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

School or Style


Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black and white chalk on blue paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: (Colnaghi's stock number)

  • Text: D 26126 CL
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-2000
Primary reference Number: 1035
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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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