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Portrait study of a man: PD.29-1970

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Current Location: In storage


Portrait study of a man


Painter: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill




History note: With the Redfern Gallery, London; bt. from them by Clifford Hall, 1940 or 1941; anon. sale (=Clifford Hall), Sotheby's. 22 June 1955 (139), bt. in; bt. from him by Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London, who sold it to E. Milner-White 1956

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Beqeathed 1963.

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.8 cm
Width: 10.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1970) by Milner-White, Eric


Production date: circa AD 1890

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Roland, Browse & Delbanco
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Type: Label
  • Text: no. 139, "Portrait study of a man", as exh. Exhibition of Whistleriana, 96 Cheyne Walk, 1948, no. 63
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Supporting information

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.29-1970
Primary reference Number: 4023
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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