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The Fan: PD.82-1992

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Fan


Saura, Antonio (Draughtsman)


History note: With Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, from whom bought by the donor, January 1962

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Warren Pollock, 1986, received 1992

Measurements and weight

Height: 495 mm
Width: 325 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1992) by Pollock, Warren


Production date: AD 1960

School or Style

Spanish School

Materials used in production

Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Brush and hard edge point with Indian ink on paper polished (calendared) on both sides

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SAURA
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Ball-point pen
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 60
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Ball-point pen
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.82-1992
Primary reference Number: 6013
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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