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Study for the Fiend's Head (1): B.V.136

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Titles

Study for the Fiend's Head (1)

Maker(s)

Romney, George (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 303 mm
Width: 300 mm

Relative size of this object

30 m30.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Unknown

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk worked with stump over traces of graphite, strengthened with black chalk on paper

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: B.V.136
Primary reference Number: 15993
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 March 2021 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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