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Duncan Macdonald: PD.5-1969

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Duncan Macdonald


Draughtsman: Lewis, Wyndham




History note: Lefevre Gallery; Christie's Sale 3 November 1967, lot 113, bt. Fine Art Society Ltd.

Legal notes

From the University Purchase Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 380 mm
Width: 280 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1969) by Fine Art Society


Production date: AD 1932

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Wyndham Lewis
  • Location: Bottom centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1932
  • Location: Bottom centre, following the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-1969
Primary reference Number: 11953
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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