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Design for matting: PD.73-1959

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Current Location: In storage


Design for matting
Another design for matting


Draughtsman: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill




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

Measurements and weight

Height: 286 mm
Width: 186 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


1873 - 1875

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Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: black and white chalk verso: black chalk on brown paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: O / p / - Whistler
  • Location: Frame, verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.73-1959
Primary reference Number: 14373
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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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