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Study of hands: PD.39-1972

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study of hands

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Lawrence, Thomas

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Messrs P & D Colnaghi

Measurements and weight

Height: 115 mm
Width: 259 mm

Relative size of this object

25.9 m11.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red and black chalks on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (2 lines, illegible)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.39-1972
Primary reference Number: 11785
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 9 August 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Study of hands" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/11785 Accessed: 2023-01-26 23:26:21

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