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Study of a boy in armour: 938b

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Titles

Study of a boy in armour

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Monro, Henry

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Measurements and weight

Height: 472 mm
Width: 342 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1809

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

White bodycolour
Graphite
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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