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Figure study of an Oriental smoking a long pipe: 1392

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Figure study of an Oriental smoking a long pipe


Draughtsman: Lewis, John Frederick




History note: Sold by the Trustees of J.F. Lewis, Christie's, May 24th, 1909 (lot 160); bt. by J.R. Holliday, £2.12s.6d

Measurements and weight

Height: 421 mm
Width: 254 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff; laid down)
Card Size Height 500 mm Width 350 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Black chalk, watercolour and bodycolour on buff paper, laid down on mounting card

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1392
Primary reference Number: 11926
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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