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Suffer little children to come unto me (The Meeting): 2205

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Suffer little children to come unto me (The Meeting)


Draughtsman: Stevens, Alfred George




History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 138 mm
Width: 183 mm

Relative size of this object

18.3 m13.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper, laid down on card with drawn borders

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: this last in a monogram

  • Text: Alfred Stevens / his drawing / (and in graphite) Alfred Stevens / AGS
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2205
Primary reference Number: 19474
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 26 April 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 26 April 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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