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Dead stag lying on a bench: PD.174-1961

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Dead stag lying on a bench


Landseer, Edwin Henry (Draughtsman)


History note: Bought at the Landseer Sale, Christie's, 8 May 1874

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Bequeathed 1960

Measurements and weight

Height: 359 mm
Width: 502 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

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Materials used in production

Coloured chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( faded, blue-greenish-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Coloured chalks and some wash on faded blue-greenish-grey paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.174-1961
Primary reference Number: 11769
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

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

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