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Quays on the Seine, Paris, 1925, "Washhouses": 1450

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Quays on the Seine, Paris, 1925, "Washhouses"

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Rushbury, Henry

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Connell's exhibition, 1926 (no. 39) where bought by donor

Measurements and weight

Height: 280 mm
Width: 445 mm

Relative size of this object

44.5 m28 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927) by Holliday, J. R.

Dating

Production date: AD 1925

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk
Crayons

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Size Height 295 mm Width 465 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk and crayon and grey wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Henry Rushbury
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Black crayon
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1925
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Black crayon
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Paris
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black crayon

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1450
Primary reference Number: 13439
Stable URI

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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Quays on the Seine, Paris, 1925, "Washhouses"" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13439 Accessed: 2023-02-07 16:36:01

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