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Death and the Artist: P.412-1949

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Death and the Artist
The Doings of Death


Printmaker: Sleigh, Bernard
Draughtsman: Strang, William



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell


Production date: AD 1901


From a complete set of Doings of Death, printed from the outline blocks. Unpublished in this state.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 292 mm Width 292 mm
Sheet Height 396 mm Width 405 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: letter S inscribed in a circle

  • Text: S
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: W. Strang
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.412-1949
Primary reference Number: 3645
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Death and the Artist" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-04-23 09:53:11

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