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Lady Clare


Draughtsman: Siddal, Elizabeth Eleanor




History note: F.R. Leyland Sale, Christie's, 28 May, 18??

Measurements and weight

Height: 149 mm
Width: 115 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915-12) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

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Materials used in production

Brown wash
Black wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink, brown and black wash over graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The tear crossing / the cheek is a very bad / one. This backing should / be removed on taking / off the old one. I discovered / that the head by scraping / had been torn out(underlined) and / backed up. I removed the / old back which was / very badly laid and put / on the present one. / C.F. Murray. April 27. 1893. / The light / space at the / side shows where the / old backing came. The / paper round it / is very dirty.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 777
Primary reference Number: 13600
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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