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Head of an old man: PD.20-2006

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Head of an old man


Lowry, Laurence Stephen



Legal notes

Given by Don Melville through Cambridge in America

Measurements and weight

Height: 370 mm
Width: 263 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006) by Melville, Donald


Production date: AD 1925

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and stump on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LSL 1925
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.20-2006
Primary reference Number: 133357
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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