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Head of a Lioness: P.172-1949

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Object information

Titles

Head of a Lioness

Maker(s)

Detmold, Charles Maurice (Printmaker)

Description

Over the head three condors, arranged as a decorative frieze.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell

Dating

Production date: AD 1899

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 247 mm Width 138 mm
Sheet Height 260 mm Width 182 mm

Techniques used in production

Aquatint Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: M. DETMOLD
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.172-1949
Primary reference Number: 1544
Dodgson (Detmold): 29
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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

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