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'Studies of cows': 1153

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'Studies of cows'


Draughtsman: Sargent, John Singer




History note: The artist's sale, 25th July 1925, lot 32 (200 gns) bought Agnew; Sir Joseph Duveen

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1925-11) by Duveen, Joseph, 1st Lord

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Paper Height 361 mm Width 456 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over traces of graphite, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John S. Sargent
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: J SS
  • Location: Old backboard
  • Method of creation: Stencil
  • Text: 654 E.B.
  • Location: Old backboard
  • Method of creation: Stencil
  • Text: 4076
  • Location: Old backboard
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: July 24-25
  • Location: Old backboard
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: 32
  • Location: Old backboard
  • Method of creation: Chalk

Inscription present: Agnew's label

  • Text: inscribed No. 7951
  • Location: Old backboard
  • Method of creation: Label

Inscription present: framer's label

  • Text: Chapman Bros, 241 Kings Rd, Chelsea
  • Location: Old backboard
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1153
Primary reference Number: 13521
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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