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Seated woman with a straw boater: PD.6-1960

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Seated woman with a straw boater


Sickert, Walter Richard (Draughtsman)


History note: Sale, Sotheby's, 4 November 1959 (various properties), lot 27, bt. Granville for £80; Messrs Roland, Browse and Delbanco; exh. 'Sickert Exhibition', London 1960 (at Messrs. Roland, Browse and Delbanco) (not in Catalogue)

Measurements and weight

Height: 359 mm
Width: 268 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1960) by Roland, Browse and Delbanco

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Charcoal, pen and brown ink on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.6-1960
Primary reference Number: 13580
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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