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Woman with a sickle: PD.137-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Woman with a sickle
A woman pouring from a bucket into a tub; a separate sketch of a woman's head


Draughtsman: Dupré, Julien




History note: With the Fine Art Society, London, from which bought by John Tillotson, 1955

Legal notes

The John Tillotson Bequest, 1984, received 1985

Acquisition and important dates

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


Both sketches verso scored through with black chalk.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: black chalk with white highlights verso: black chalk on buff-grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown wash
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.137-1985
Primary reference Number: 6362
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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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