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The Saw-Pit: 1468

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The Saw-Pit

Maker(s)

De Wint, Peter (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Sir J.C. Robinson; Gerald Robinson; J.R. Holliday

Measurements and weight

Height: 213 mm
Width: 314 mm

Relative size of this object

31.4 m21.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

White bodycolour
Grey wash
Brown wash
Graphite
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Grey and brown wash with white highlights over graphite and black chalk on blue paper

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1468
Primary reference Number: 14459
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Saw-Pit" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14459 Accessed: 2022-08-10 13:03:42

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