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Head of a young black girl: P.160-1947

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Current Location: In storage


Head of a young black girl


Printmaker: Smith, John (Attributed)
Publisher: Oliver, John
Printmaker: Hollar, Wenceslaus (After)




History note: Collection John Chaloner Smith (1827-1985) (L.2295bis); sales (Christie's) 20 January 1896 & 3-6 February 1896

Legal notes

Bought from the Perceval Fund with the aid of a donation from Louis C. G. Clarke, M.A.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1947)


17th Century#
Production date: circa AD 1683 : Based on a dated impression in the British Museum (1928,0310.88)

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Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Lugt 2295bis

  • Text: Smith / 4 - 106
  • Location: Verso top
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.160-1947
Primary reference Number: 157957
Chaloner Smith: undescribed
Russell (Chaloner Smith): 3a I/II
Lugt: 2295bis
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 13 November 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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