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"Danseuse assise sur un canapé": PD.40-1959

Object information

Current Location: In storage


"Danseuse assise sur un canapé"


Draughtsman: Forain, Jean Louis




History note: From the collection of A. Beurdeley (1847-1919) (Lugt 421) (Check sales: 23-24 May 1921, Paris, Exp. Brame et Schoeller; 2-4 June, 1920, Paris, Exp. G. Petit et Brame; 30 November - 2 December 1920 Paris, Exp. Brame et Schoeller)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959-05) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Size Height 408 mm Width 485 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: forain
  • Location: Lower right-hand corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: ... / Peintre: Forain / Sujet: Dessin: Danseuse assise sur / un canapé / Collection: Mr Beurdeley
  • Location: On the backing
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Exposition d' Copenhagen / Pottier, Emballeur / de Tableaux et objets d'art / 14, Rue Gaillon - Paris / Nom-Beurdeley / No. 201
  • Location: On the backing
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: 53 (and) 948
  • Location: On backing
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Text: 186
  • Location: On the backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 15449
  • Location: On the backing
  • Method of creation: Pink label
  • Text: 1540 / 77 6 DV / 14 5 1 DR (Sale room markings)
  • Location: On the backing
  • Method of creation: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.40-1959
Primary reference Number: 6370
Lugt: 421
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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