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Studies of Rosettes: PD.72-1959

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Studies of Rosettes


Draughtsman: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill




History note: Dowdeswell and Dowdeswell; C.J. Knowles; Mrs Loyse Knowles

Measurements and weight

Height: 285 mm
Width: 185 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


1871 - 1874

School or Style


Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black and white chalk on brown paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rosette pour la / taille / Rosette / pour le devant de / la robe - / la conserver (?) bien / platté / pour l'aigrette
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: S9225
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: lo
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: O / PW - Whistler
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: MS label, ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.72-1959
Primary reference Number: 14372
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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