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A study of two soldiers: 3177

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A study of two soldiers


Draughtsman: Weyer, Jacob



Measurements and weight

Height: 153 mm
Width: 167 mm

Relative size of this object

16.7 m15.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-06) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

School or Style

German School

Materials used in production

Blue-grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( grey-blue prepared)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Brush in blue-grey, heightened with white on grey-blue prepared paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: JW
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3177
Primary reference Number: 5995
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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

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