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Study after Watteau: PD.39-1976

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Study after Watteau


Draughtsman: John, Augustus Edwin




History note: From the collection of the artist's wife; sold by her at The Artist's Studio Sale Christie's, 21 June 1963, lot 21 (repr.) where it was bought by Peter Harris Esq.

Legal notes

With a life interest to his widow, relinquished 1976

Measurements and weight

Height: 246 mm
Width: 316 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1976) by Harris, Peter


Production date: AD 1895

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Charcoal on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.39-1976
Primary reference Number: 11674
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Thursday 1 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Study after Watteau" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-03-02 21:23:25

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