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"Ye artist contemplates a chine when he is dressed": 1087/8

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"Ye artist contemplates a chine when he is dressed"


Draughtsman: Lear, Edward



Legal notes

Through the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 170 mm
Width: 211 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1923-06) by Squire, William Barclay

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue, laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink on blue laid paper, laid down on album sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No. 8
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: ye artist contemplates a chine when he is / dressed
  • Location: Below drawing
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1087/8
Primary reference Number: 11801
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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