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Profile of an old woman: PD.78-1992

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Profile of an old woman

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: John, Gwen

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Warren Pollock, 1986, received 1992

Measurements and weight

Height: 212 mm
Width: 167 mm

Relative size of this object

16.7 m21.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1992) by Pollock, Warren

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Charcoal

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Charcoal on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.78-1992
Primary reference Number: 11677
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 February 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 February 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Profile of an old woman" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/11677 Accessed: 2023-02-07 03:21:23

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/11677 |title=Profile of an old woman |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-02-07 03:21:23|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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