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The Odalisque (Schéhérzade): PD.976-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Odalisque (Schéhérzade)


Draughtsman: Bakst, Léon




History note: Leicester Galleries, from whom purchased by the Rev. E. Milner-White

Measurements and weight

Height: 672 mm
Width: 490 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Milner-White, Eric

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck on card)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, bodycolour and silver paint on paper stuck on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BAKST
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: No. 23 Serie 11 bis (?) / Odalisque / Chéhérezade
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Label, graphite
  • Text: Choyseuter (?)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.976-1963
Primary reference Number: 6069
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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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