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Sketchbook, c. 1911: PD.46-1994

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Sketchbook, c. 1911


Draughtsman: Raverat, Jacques Pierre



Coverboards covered in white linen. Collocation: four gatherinds containing the following number of folios: eight (one attached to the front cover); six; eight; six (one attached to back cover and one torn out). 25 leaves.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994) by Gurney, Sophie, Mrs


Production date: circa AD 1911


This sketchbook contains preliminary study for 'The Prodigal Son' [58], 1914.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Conté crayon (TM)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Size Height 235 mm Width 141 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JR 1911 / J / R
  • Location: Spine
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Jose Millar / 121 Charlotte Street / Fitzroy Sq.
  • Location: Inside front cover, upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: sideways

  • Text: 1 / 1 / 1 / 1 / 1 / 1 / {[last two lines bracketed]} / - / 1 / { / - / 1 [last three lines bracketed]
  • Location: Inside front cover
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Argosy / Aphrodite / Alchemy / Astrology / Algebra / Agony / As / Astral / A ---* / Bloody / Babylon / Barque / Befraight / Cor0000b* / Corinth / 12 Tratalgas Studios / Marvesa Rd.
  • Location: Inside front cover
  • Text: Manufactures by / Percy Young, / English & Foreign / Artists' COLOURMEN, 'GOWER ST, W.C. / London, England. / (Sketch Books a Spécialité).
  • Location: Inside front cover, lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.46-1994
Primary reference Number: 27483
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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