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A riverside street: 2681

Object information


A riverside street


Doré, Gustave (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 359 mm
Width: 258 mm

Relative size of this object

25.8 m35.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank


Production date: AD 1869

School or Style


Materials used in production

Dark-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Brush, dark brown wash touched with white, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G. Doré
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1869
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2681
Primary reference Number: 6352
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "A riverside street" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-07-06 08:46:26

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