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Study of a boy in armour: 938b

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Study of a boy in armour


Draughtsman: Monro, Henry



Measurements and weight

Height: 472 mm
Width: 342 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-12) by Athelstan Coode, Mrs.


Production date: circa AD 1809

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Materials used in production

White bodycolour
Black chalk
Red chalk
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and Indian ink, graphite, black and red chalk with some white on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: By Henry Monro / about 1809
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Henry Monro (1791-1814) / Study of a boy in armour
  • Location: Verso, lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Given by Mrs Athelstan Coode, / December 1918 / Portfolio A Cab D8(?) 938a
  • Location: Verso, lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 938b
Primary reference Number: 31741
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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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