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Sketch for "The Challenge": 1766

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Titles

Sketch for "The Challenge"

Maker(s)

Landseer, Edwin Henry (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Sir T. C. Allbutt

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1925

Measurements and weight

Height: 234 mm
Width: 342 mm

Relative size of this object

34.2 m23.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1935) by Allbutt, Thomas Clifford

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Sepia wash
Black wash
Red wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( thick)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Brush and sepia washes, some traces of black and red in one of the deer, on thick paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sir E. Landseer / done in 10 minutes / in the dining room / Glenfishie 47 / (various mounting instructions) minutes
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Bought from Lord Halifax, J.C.A.
  • Location: Old backing board (remounted 1972)
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: To J. Rydehills, 45 Queen Anne Street, Cav. Square
  • Location: Old backing board
  • Method of creation: MS ink label
  • Text: J & W Vokins, 14 Great Portland Street
  • Location: Old backing board
  • Method of creation: Stencil

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1766
Primary reference Number: 11766
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Sketch for "The Challenge"" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/11766 Accessed: 2022-08-09 23:10:18

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