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Study for the portrait of Miss Cicely Alexander: PD.1-2017

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Current Location: In storage


Study for the portrait of Miss Cicely Alexander


Draughtsman: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill




Pastel on buff paper


History note: W.C. Alexander (1840-1916); Thence by Descent

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Accepted in lieu of inheritance tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 140 mm
Width: 70 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2017) by H.M. Government

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Accession number: PD.1-2017
Primary reference Number: 222722
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Created: Saturday 14 October 2017 Updated: Tuesday 24 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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