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Study for a portrait of the Wykeham family: PD.209-1994

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Study for a portrait of the Wykeham family


Draughtsman: Linnell, John




History note: Joan Linnell Burton

Measurements and weight

Height: 115 mm
Width: 196 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994) by Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd


Production date: AD 1817 : see 'notes'

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.209-1994
Primary reference Number: 11991
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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