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Drawing (black) 1970: PD.4-1978

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Drawing (black) 1970


Draughtsman: Smith, Richard (USA)




History note: With Kasmin, London, 1970 (Ref. no. 3968); with Waddington Galleries, 1970

Measurements and weight

Height: 972 mm
Width: 1511 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1978) by Hunter, Alastair


Production date: AD 1970

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil pastels

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Oil pastel, graphite and cut paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R. Smith
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 70
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.4-1978
Primary reference Number: 13631
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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