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The washerwoman on the banks of the Oise: PD.129-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The washerwoman on the banks of the Oise


Draughtsman: Daubigny, Charles François




History note: With the Hazlitt Gallery from which bought by John Tillotson, 1957

Legal notes

The John Tillotson Bequest, 1984, received 1985

Measurements and weight

Height: 261 mm
Width: 417 mm

Relative size of this object

41.7 m26.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Tillotson, John

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( badly discoloured)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Daubigny
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.129-1985
Primary reference Number: 6269
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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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