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Study of bathing women: 2031B

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Current Location: In storage


Study of bathing women


Draughtsman: Delacroix, Eugène




History note: From the collection of Eugène Delacroix (Lugt 838), his sale, 17-29 February 1864; Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon (L. II, 506a); on loan to the Museum from 1933 - 1937

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 252 mm
Width: 392 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, brown ink and black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Les nus empresse d' oublier le maux de la vie, d' autre avec (ragard?, regret?) l' autre au regard (in the artist's hand)
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: D (in a different hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2031B
Primary reference Number: 6301
Lugt: 838
Lugt: 506a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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