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Three heads: 1761

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Current Location: In storage


Three heads


Painter: Watts, George Frederick




History note: (?) Watts Collection

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1925.

Measurements and weight

Height: 28.2 cm
Width: 53,3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1935) by Allbutt, Thomas Clifford


A sketched group of indeterminate date, not so far recognised as a preliminary study for a larger painting.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E.J. Uppard, 15 Fitzroy Sreet, W., carver and gilder (etc., which is stamped with a rubber stamp) 3 Jan 1906
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 137 (struck through) 151
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS, ink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1761
Primary reference Number: 4017
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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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