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A wounded Roebuck: PD.98-1950

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A wounded Roebuck


Draughtsman: Lewis, John Frederick




History note: W. Ward, 1897, from whom acquired by T.W. Bacon, Ramsden Hall, Billericay

Measurements and weight

Height: 283 mm
Width: 408 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Bacon, T.W.

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Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Black chalk, with watercolour and bodycolour heightened with white on paper, mounted with false margins

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J F Lewis
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: J.F. Lewis ARA
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.98-1950
Primary reference Number: 11939
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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