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Sketchbook, 1911: PD.154-1994

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Sketchbook, 1911


Draughtsman: Raverat, Jacques Pierre



Coverboards covered with white linen. Off white paper. Five gatherings containing the following number of folios: six (one attached to front cover); seven; six; six; six (one attached to back cover).

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1911


This sketchbook is filled with anatomical studies, especially limbs and torsos. There are also a limited number of figure studies of women in full skirts, landscapes with trees, diagrams as if measuring an item and pages of calculations/notes. Page 8 recto contains two inverted unfixed pastel/graphite stylised portrait style images in a pair. Page 5 recto contains a portrait thought to be Margaret Darwin.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Conté crayon (TM)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Coverboards Height 306 mm Width 204 mm
Sheet Size Height 306 mm Width 204 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JR
  • Location: Front cover
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: God.
  • Location: Inside back cover, across head of 'pin' figure
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Manufactured by / PERCY YOUNG, / ENGLISH + FOREIGN / ARTISTS COLOURMAN, / GOWER ST., W.C. / London, England. / (Sketch Books a Specialité).
  • Location: Inside back cover, lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.154-1994
Primary reference Number: 27680
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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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