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Head of a Jewish Youth and a Jewish Woman: 2567

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Head of a Jewish Youth and a Jewish Woman


Draughtsman: Hunt, William Holman




History note: The artist (1905); Mrs Holman Hunt (the artist's widow, 1923) Mrs Sigismund Goetze

Measurements and weight

Height: 168 mm
Width: 263 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Goetze, Constance, Mrs


Production date: AD 1854 : one of the few studies from the life that Hunt managed to execute while he was in Jerusalem in 1854/55

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite heightened with white on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W.H.H.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Jewish Youth and Jewish woman studies of type Jerusalem 1854 (in the artist's hand)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2567
Primary reference Number: 11566
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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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