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Gypsies at the Entrance to a Wood: PD.9-1984

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Titles

Gypsies at the Entrance to a Wood

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Wilson, Richard

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: With Colnaghi; J. Leslie Wright; Mrs Cecil Keith; with Agnew

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 281 mm
Width: 410 mm

Relative size of this object

41 m28.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1984) by Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
White chalk
Blue chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk with blue and white highlights, bodycolour and stump, on paper, laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: SW
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: XV / DA / ROMA
  • Location: Lower left
  • Text: 19
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: N
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.9-1984
Primary reference Number: 14446
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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