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Portrait of the artist: "Tête Farouche": P.1255-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Portrait of the artist: "Tête Farouche"


Printmaker: John, Augustus Edwin



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915-07) by Bliss, Arthur Edward Drummond Bliss, Francis Kennard Bliss, James Howard


Production date: AD 1906 : Published in 1906


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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 214 mm Width 168 mm
Sheet Height 312 mm Width 265 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Augustus E. John
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Plate No. 87 Tête Farouche Print No. 5
  • Location: Lower left, centre and right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Final / state
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1255-R
Primary reference Number: 3078
Dodgson (John): 10 II
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Audit data

Created: Friday 13 February 2015 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 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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