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Study of a female nude, stooping in profile to right: PD.65-1959

Object information

Titles

Study of a female nude, stooping in profile to right

Maker(s)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 305 mm
Width: 229 mm

Relative size of this object

22.9 m30.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

Dating

1870 - 1873

School or Style

American

Materials used in production

White chalk
Coloured chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black, white and coloured chalks on brown paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: butterfly monogram

  • Location: Lower left-hand corner
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: together with PD.64-1959 and PD.68-1959

  • Text: EX / WS/ W
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.65-1959
Primary reference Number: 14357
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 6 December 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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