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Study of surgeon's hands: PD.53-1973

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Current Location: In storage


Study of surgeon's hands


Draughtsman: Hepworth, Barbara



Legal notes

Bequeathed 1971

Measurements and weight

Height: 275 mm
Width: 376 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Guillebaud, Claude William


Production date: AD 1947-12-02

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of strawboard

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on gesso on strawboard, the upper margin damaged

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Barbara Hepworth
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 2/12/47
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Lefevre Gallery, 131/134 New Bond Street. / "Study of Surgeons' Hands" / Oil and pencil by Barbara Hepworth
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.53-1973
Primary reference Number: 10845
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 9 August 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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