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The Trees and the Axe (from Aesop's Fables): 2710

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Titles

The Trees and the Axe (from Aesop's Fables)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Rackham, Arthur

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Measurements and weight

Height: 312 mm
Width: 268 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1944-06) by Rackham, Harris

Dating

Production date: AD 1912

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black ink
Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, black ink and watercolour on paper, laid down on card, with ruled graphite margins across the upper and left hand edges, intersecting upper left corner

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Arthur Rackham
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1912
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2710
Primary reference Number: 12405
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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