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Study of a sheep: PD.27-1992

Object information

Awaiting location update


Study of a sheep


Draughtsman: Ward, James, R.A.




History note: F. Cavendish-Bentwick; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd, from whom bought, 1955

Measurements and weight

Height: 205 mm
Width: 272 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


Circa 1802 - 1805

School or Style


Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown; laid down)

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink, black and white chalk on brown paper, laid down and fixed

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J.W. RA
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Study from Nature / fixed
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.27-1992
Primary reference Number: 14231
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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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