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Head of a veiled woman, looking down: PD.8-1988

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Head of a veiled woman, looking down
Head of a veiled woman


Draughtsman: Baudouin, Paul Albert




History note: The artist's studio stamp (P.A. BAUDOUIN) lower right; with Coligny, Paris, from whom bought by the donor

Measurements and weight

Height: 319 mm
Width: 274 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1988) by Joannides, Paul

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Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck together vertically on right)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, on two pieces of paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1988
Primary reference Number: 6083
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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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