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Cows by a pond: PD.136-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Cows by a pond


Draughtsman: Dupré, Jules




History note: With the Hazlitt Gallery, from which bought by John Tillotson 1973

Legal notes

The John Tillotson Bequest, 1984, received 1985

Measurements and weight

Height: 335 mm
Width: 278 mm

Relative size of this object

27.8 m33.5 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

White chalk
Brown chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( discoloured brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black and brown chalks with white highlights on paper, discoloured brown

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jules Dupré
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown chalk
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.136-1985
Primary reference Number: 6361
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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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