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A study for a costume (?Francesca da Rimini): PD.977-1963

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A study for a costume (?Francesca da Rimini)


Draughtsman: Bakst, Léon




History note: Mrs. Mair?

Measurements and weight

Height: 336 mm
Width: 274 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red chalk
Coloured pencils

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Bodycolour, charcoal, red chalk, coloured pencils, silver paint on white paper, stuck down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BAKST
  • Location: At right
  • Type: False signature
  • Text: A & N.C. S.L./MRS. M. MAIR/-FEB 25
  • Location: On backing board
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Charles Chenil & Co. Ltd. King's Road Chelsea
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: (various obliterated marks)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Chalk

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.977-1963
Primary reference Number: 6071
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 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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