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Two male nudes, piping: PD.27-1994

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Two male nudes, piping


Raverat, Gwendolen (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 560 mm
Width: 379 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


These life studies were probably preliminary ideas for 'Daphnis Pipes the Goats' [172], an illustration to Daphnis and Chloë, Ashendene Press, Chelsea, 1928/3`, p. 137. It is possibly that the model was Gerald Meade (see PD.25-1994).

School or Style


Materials used in production

Conté crayon (TM)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Conté crayon on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.27-1994
Primary reference Number: 27749
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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