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Portrait of head and shoulders of a woman, seen full face: 828.f.6

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait of head and shoulders of a woman, seen full face

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Flaxman, John

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Description

On a separate sheet of paper, attached to recto of sketchbook leaf.

Notes

History note: John Flaxman, R.A. (d. 1826); Flaxman sale (remainder of his collection), Christie's, 11 April 1862, lot 450, bt. Mr Kibble; sold at Hodgson's, 25 January 1905, lot 372, bt. Quaritch; acquired from them by C.F. Murray, 1910

Measurements and weight

Height: 178 mm
Width: 210 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1916) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

Production date: AD 1804

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Drawn Sheet Height 178 mm Width 164 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 6
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: Miss R.....an
  • Location: Drawn sheet, lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 1804
  • Location: Drawn sheet, lower right following the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 828.f.6
Primary reference Number: 10578
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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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