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Child with a tambourine: PD.12-1997

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Child with a tambourine

Maker(s)

Drouais, François Hubert (Painter)

Notes

History note: Comte de Greffule (1848-1932); by descent to the Comtesse Greffule; Sotheby's 22 July 1937, lot 59; bt. Frost and Reid (£950); Duc de Grammont; Sotheby Parke-Bernet, 27 November 1968, lot. 44 (£2000); Dr D.M. McDonald

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1991, with a life interest to his widow, relinquished 1996.

Measurements and weight

Height: 43.2 cm
Width: 43.2 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1997) by McDonald, D.M.

Dating

Production date: AD 1772

School or Style

French

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Drouais
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1772
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.12-1997
Primary reference Number: 2650
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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