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Outsized figure towering above a group of small pleading ones: PD.123-1994

Object information


Outsized figure towering above a group of small pleading ones


Raverat, Gwendolen (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 144 mm
Width: 111 mm

Relative size of this object

11.1 m14.4 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, brush and grey wash on cream Japanese paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.123-1994
Primary reference Number: 27938
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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