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Studies for 'The Reading Lesson': PD.13-1979

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Studies for 'The Reading Lesson'
Design for metal-work

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Dalou, Aimé-Jules

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Notes

History note: With the Bruton Gallery 1979

Measurements and weight

Height: 236 mm
Width: 313 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1979) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1874

Note

Studies for 'The Reading Lesson' signed and dated 1874. The composition representing Madame Dalou and her daughter Georgette was included in the exhibition 'Sculptures by Jules Dalou' at Malletts, 28 April - 9 May 1964, no. 6. The final composition differes considerably from the drawing. A further sketch appears to be for a 'Maternité'. Compare PD.14-1979.

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Crayons
Brown ink
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: graphite with pen and brown ink, and slight traces of red crayon verso: pen and brown ink, with graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: collector's mark, not in Lugt

  • Text: A.B.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.13-1979
Primary reference Number: 6265
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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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