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Study of drapery of seated woman: 2206(1)

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Study of drapery of seated woman
Study for Parmigianino painting


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: 325 mm
Width: 260 mm

Relative size of this object

26 m32.5 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

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Red chalk on paper, attached at corner to paper mount

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Alferd Stevens 1817-1875
  • Location: Mount, bottom
  • Method of creation: Red ink printed label
  • Text: 5/5/-
  • Location: Mount, lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2206(1)
Primary reference Number: 19476
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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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