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Old peasant woman from the Berry: PD.7-2002

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Old peasant woman from the Berry

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Cals, Adolphe Félix

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: The artist (Lugt 427); Count Armand Doria; with Crispian Riley Smith

Measurements and weight

Height: 204 mm
Width: 144 mm

Relative size of this object

14.4 m20.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2002) by Scrase, David E.

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1845 : A painting of c. 1845 by Cals shows a woman in profile in a similar costume (photograph in the Witt Library).

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 32
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.7-2002
Primary reference Number: 42900
Lugt: 427
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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