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Four ladies in Japanese costume: PD.187-1961

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Titles

Four ladies in Japanese costume

Maker(s)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Sir William Eden, Bart; Colnaghi; Christie's, 30 March 1912 (lot 66 as 'Japanese Women'); bt. Kinmell; Messrs. Agnew ; Louis Clarke by 1940

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960

Measurements and weight

Height: 146 mm
Width: 286 mm

Relative size of this object

28.6 m14.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

School or Style

American

Materials used in production

Charcoal
Pastels (crayons)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( dark brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pastel and charcoal on dark brown paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.187-1961
Primary reference Number: 14377
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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