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A young man seated by a window: PD.16-1996

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A young man seated by a window


Draughtsman: Maclise, Daniel



Legal notes

From the Perceval Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 280 mm
Width: 228 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1996) by Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd


Production date: AD 1830 : watermark: J. WHATMAN 1828

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Materials used in production

Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, black and red chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: DcMC
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1830
  • Location: Lower left, below the above
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.16-1996
Primary reference Number: 12059
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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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