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Design for the tapestry curtain for 'Saint Joan', by George Bernard Shaw: 1649

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Design for the tapestry curtain for 'Saint Joan', by George Bernard Shaw


Ricketts, Charles de Sousy

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Given by the National Art Collections Fund, 1933

Measurements and weight

Height: 344 mm
Width: 492 mm

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Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by National Art Collections Fund


Production date: circa AD 1923

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Materials used in production

Black ink
Red ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour with pen, black and red ink over graphite on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1649
Primary reference Number: 13263
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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