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Study for 'Tam o' Shanter': 2032B

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study for 'Tam o' Shanter'

Maker(s)

Delacroix, Eugène (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: From the collection of Eugène Delacroix (Lugt 838), his sale, 17-29 February 1864, part of lots 455-6; Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon (Lugt II, 506a); on loan to the Museum 1933 -1937

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 174 mm
Width: 223 mm

Relative size of this object

22.3 m17.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1825 - 1829

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Pencils

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( thin)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black lead on thin paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2032B
Primary reference Number: 6304
Lugt: 838
Lugt: 506a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 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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