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Self-portrait: PD.14-1966

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Self-portrait
Faint study of woman in profile to left, reading

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Minton, John

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Francis Matthieson; sold Sotheby's, 4 December 1963, lot. 120 bt. Leicester Galleries (£55) for the donor Bagley

Measurements and weight

Height: 280 mm
Width: 229 mm

Relative size of this object

22.9 m28 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1966) by Bagley, R.A.

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1947

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. Minton
  • Location: Lwoer right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.14-1966
Primary reference Number: 12106
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Self-portrait" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/12106 Accessed: 2023-01-29 23:49:35

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