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Seated female figure: 2063

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Object information

Titles

Seated female figure
Same model, drawn in reverse and naked; the model may be Mrs. Fuseli

Maker(s)

Fuseli, Johann Heinrich (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 148 mm
Width: 109 mm

Relative size of this object

10.9 m14.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

Circa 1777 - 1780

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Brown-grey wash
Iron gall ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and iron gall ink, brown/grey wash on laid paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2063
Primary reference Number: 10679
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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 (2022) "Seated female figure" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10679 Accessed: 2022-07-04 03:17:44

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