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Discretion is the better part of valour: P.922-R

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Discretion is the better part of valour


Exley, James Robert Granville (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912-08-16) by Exley, James Robert Granville


Production date: AD 1907

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Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 163 mm Width 227 mm
Sheet Height 214 mm Width 278 mm

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  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: J.R.G. Exley f. / 1907
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: J.R.G. Exley
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.922-R
Primary reference Number: 1690
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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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