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Study of hands: 3246a

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Study of hands


Draughtsman: Haydon, Benjamin Robert



Measurements and weight

Height: 210 mm
Width: 276 mm

Relative size of this object

27.6 m21 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

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Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk with white highlights, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Harry Holt's fist / Mock Election
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: cut

  • Text: Haydon / Haydon's
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3246a
Primary reference Number: 10823
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 August 2021 Last processed: Monday 16 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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