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Head of a woman: PD.13-1964

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Object information

Titles

Head of a woman

Maker(s)

In the manner of John, Augustus Edwin (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

Through the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 355 mm
Width: 254 mm

Relative size of this object

25.4 m35.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964) by Smith, Arnold John Hugh

Dating

Production date: not before AD 1904 : see 'notes'

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Charcoal

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Charcoal on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 18 (Colnaghi mount?)
  • Location: Bottom right corner

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.13-1964
Primary reference Number: 11649
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 16 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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