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Study of a draped figure: 2229

Object information

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Study of a draped figure
Studies including drapery and seated figure


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: 214 mm
Width: 321 mm

Relative size of this object

32.1 m21.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Recto: ? for Deysbrook. Verso: Kensington Palace Gardens.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: brown and red chalk verso: graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: X (or I)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Blind stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2229
Primary reference Number: 19654
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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

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