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Study for a figure of Ixion: 2203

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Study for a figure of Ixion
Studies of heads

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Stevens, Alfred George

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 296 mm
Width: 252 mm

Relative size of this object

25.2 m29.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Brown wash
Graphite
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: red chalk with a graphite sketch in corner verso: graphite with areas of brown wash? on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (illegible)
  • Location: To left of central image
  • Method of creation: Red chalk
  • Text: Laurence W. Hodson
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2203
Primary reference Number: 19472
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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) "Study for a figure of Ixion" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/19472 Accessed: 2022-11-29 02:17:21

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